After a deadly attack in London where 3 people died and 20 were injured, on the Westminster Bridge, the question remains — Where is the British Prime Minister, Teresa May? We’ve got all the answers, right here.
Theresa May, 60, IS safe, according spokespeople in her UK office. She was evacuated shortly after the tragic shooting on the Westminster Bridge outside the UK Parliament and Palace of Westminster on March 22. You can watch live coverage, HERE.
Multiple witnesses in numerous reports claim that they saw May with her undercover police detail being smuggled away to safety, following the incident.
The British Parliament and its surrounding areas are on lockdown after the reported shooting. “Officers, including firearms officers, are on the scene,” according to Metropolitan police.
What has been confirmed is the following:
— Three people have been confirmed dead — one of which was a police officer who was stabbed and the alleged attacker; 20 others have “catastrophic injuries.”
— London’s Metropolitan police stated that they’re treating the attack as “a terrorist incident until we know otherwise.”
— British Prime Minister, Theresa May, 60, has been confirmed safe and OK by a spokesperson from her UK office.
— The mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has issued a statement on the attack, which you can read, here.
— The gates have been closed at Buckingham Palace as a precautionary measure.
The tragic incident occured on the Westminster Bridge after an unidentified individual(s) reportedly mowed down innocent bystanders with a truck just before allegedly opening fire and using a knife as a weapon. Again, this is all reported information, and an attacker(s) has NOT been identified.
There has been multiple reports that an unidentified man was reportedly “inside [the] Palace of Westminster grounds”. — via Sky News.
Man with knife was "inside Palace of Westminster" grounds, according to an eyewitness pic.twitter.com/ZXoKR5znbE
— Sky News (@SkyNews) March 22, 2017
UK Metropolitan police released a statement on the incident, saying citizens should avoid the following areas: Parliament Square; Whitehall; Westminster Bridge; Lambeth Bridge; Victoria Street up to the junction with Broadway and the Victoria Embankment up to Embankment tube. “This is to allow the emergency services to deal with the ongoing incident,” the statement read. For any photos or footage from the scene obtained by the public, Police are appealing to send anything to THIS address.
Today — March 22 — actually marks the one year anniversary of the horrific Brussels attack.
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