Confirmed: Met Police treating Attack on Parliament as Terrorism

A car has smashed into a security barrier outside the Houses of Parliament in London, images on social media show. Police arrested a man and cordoned off the area. The area has been swamped by around 200 armed police.

Members of the public at the scene said the ramming of the barriers near parliament looked like a deliberate crash.

Now, Scotland yard are treating the incident as a terrorist attack.

A number of ambulances have attended the scene to help pedestrians hit by the car before it crashed into the barriers.

Members of the public should not be concerned if they see armed police on the street, as this is simply routine in the aftermath of a terror attack.

So far, two people have been taking to hospital but their injuries are not life-threatening. 

The police have urged members of the public to remain vigilant.

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