Terror in heart of London: Four killed in Parliament attack

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“He had a lightweight jacket on, dark trousers and a shirt. He was running through those gates, towards Parliament, and the police were chasing him.”

Terror in heart of London: Four killed in Parliament attack
Assistant Commissioner, Mark Rowley of the Metropolitan Police makes a statement outside of New Scotland Yard in London.

A spokesman for the Port of London Authority, which looks after safety on the River Thames, said: “A female member of the public was recovered from the water near Westminster Bridge. She is alive but undergoing urgent medical treatment on a nearby pier. We believe she fell from the bridge”.

He said the river has been closed from Vauxhall to Embankment “as part of the security response”.