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London terror attack: Prime Minister reveals British-born assailant had been investigated for “violent extremism”

London Terror Attack

London Terror Attack

The Westminster attacker was British-born and known to the police and intelligence services, the prime minister has revealed.

In a statement to the Commons, Theresa May said he had been investigated some years ago over violent extremism but had been a “peripheral figure”.

“He was not some portion of the present knowledge picture,” she said.Eight captures – no less than four of which occurred in Birmingham – took after Wednesday’s assault that left four dead.

Those that kicked the bucket are PC Keith Palmer, Aysha Frade who worked at a London school, a man in his 50s and the assailant.

Seven of the harmed are still in clinic in a basic condition.

A further 29 had been dealt with in clinic, Mr Rowley included.

In the assault on Wednesday evening, a man drove an auto along an asphalt on Westminster Bridge thumping down people on foot, making frenzy and leaving handfuls harmed.

He then kept running towards Parliament where he cut PC Palmer who was unarmed. Furnished police then shot dead the aggressor in the grounds.

Mrs May paid tribute to PC Palmer saying: “He was every inch a hero and his actions will never be forgotten.”

She also said one of three police officers injured as they returned from an event to recognise their bravery was in a stable condition.

She told MPs, many of whom had been caught up in the commotion: “We will never waver in the face of terrorism.

“Mrs Frade worked at a London 6th form college only a couple of hundred meters from Westminster Bridge.Principal at DLD College, Rachel Borland, said she was “exceedingly respected and adored by our understudies and by her associates”.

Mrs May said 12 Britons were admitted to clinic and different casualties included three French kids, two Romanians, four South Koreans, one German, one Pole, one Irish, one Chinese, one Italian, one American and two Greeks.

Thierry Terret, who is responsible for schools in Brittany, said the three harmed understudies were not in an existence undermining condition and were relied upon to be back home by Friday.

James Cleverly MP requested that Mrs May consider perceiving after death the “heroism and give up” made by PC Palmer, who he knew from his time in the Army.

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