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By Jacob Bojesson
The U.K. parliament in London was placed on lockdown Wednesday after a reported shooting took place outside the entrance, and at least a dozen people were injured at the nearby Westminster Bridge during an alleged car attack.
A witness account said one civilian and one police officer were shot outside the entrance to the House of Commons.
Man shot in entrance to the Commons. Appears to be a policeman down too
— Jason Groves (@JasonGroves1) March 22, 2017
Reports of a car plowing down “at least a dozen” on the nearby Westminster Bridge were also reported, Reuters reports. There is no official confirmation on the damage.
A car on Westminster Bridge has just mowed down at least 5 people. pic.twitter.com/tdCR9I0NgJ
— Radosław Sikorski MEP 🇵🇱🇪🇺 (@sikorskiradek) March 22, 2017