Praying for victims of Terrorist Attack on Westminster Bridge and UK Parliament

UPDATE from CBS News…

Raids, arrests and new death toll in London Parliament attack

Last Updated Mar 23, 2017 6:01 AM EDT. LONDON — Police in Britain have arrested seven people in overnight raids in London, Birmingham and elsewhere in connection with the Wednesday attack on the Houses of Parliament by a knife-wielding man who …

 

UPDATE 1:00pm CT. Terrorist dead. Four victims dead of which one is the terrorist, one is a police officer, and two were killed on the bridge. At least people 20 injured.

From 12:45pm CT…

Lone terrorist drove his vehicle over Westminster Bridge, running over about a dozen people. Critical injuries. At least 2 have died so far. The terrorist proceeded to Parliament, crashed his vehicle into a gate fence, exited vehicle, penetrated Parliament perimeter, used long knife to attack police officers. The terrorist was then shot by a security officer. One of the officers has died. Terrorist being treated in hospital.

“…Victims on the bridge included French students…”

This is the anniversary of: “On the morning of March 22, 2016, three coordinated suicide bombings occurred in Belgium: two at Brussels Airport in Zaventem, and one at Maalbeek metro station in central Brussels. Thirty-two civilians and three perpetrators were killed, and more than 300 people were injured. Another bomb was found during a search of the airport. Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) claimed responsibility for the attacks. The perpetrators belonged to a terrorist cell which had been involved in the November 2015 Paris attacks. The Brussels bombings happened shortly after a series of police raids targeting the group.” – Wikipedia.

Copy of some news sources (via Google News page feed) reports up to 12:45pm Central Time US…

Two dead, others injured in UK parliament ‘terrorist incident’

Reuters  – ‎52 minutes ago‎
LONDON An assailant stabbed a policeman and was shot by police just outside Britain’s parliament building in London on Wednesday in what police described as a “terrorist incident”.

 

Reported by Jim Lantern in Norman Oklahoma

LANTERN TIMEGLASS JOURNAL

Wednesday afternoon, 22 March 2017

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