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Three people were killed and 20 others were wounded Wednesday in a terrorist attack at Britain's Parliament that sent crowds of tourists and lawmakers running for their lives. uk, terrorist attack, uk parliament, parliament shooting, attack, world news, news, breaking, msnbc, infowars, usa, crazy, isis, worldstar, caught on video,... houses of parliament, police, donald trump, cnn, london, The victims included a police officer who was stabbed at the House of Commons and died despite the efforts of doctors and a passing government minister to save him. What we know An attacker struck pedestrians on London's Westminster Bridge and then crashed near Parliament. A man armed with a knife tried to enter Parliament. He stabbed and killed a police officer before he was shot and killed by police. Twelve people were treated for serious injuries. Eight others suffered less serious wounds. Police said the attack, which came on the first anniversary of the Brussels terrorist attacks, was terrorism. President Donald Trump promises full assistance to Britain. Counterterrorism police sent to British offices and institutions in New York City. Two other victims were struck by a 4x4 vehicle that plowed into people walking on nearby Westminster Bridge. Some of the pedestrians suffered "catastrophic" injuries, doctors said. A woman was pulled alive from the River Thames below the bridge with serious injuries. The assailant, who is thought to have been acting alone, was brought to the ground by a gunshot and also died. Play Witness Recounts Police Shooting Man in Black Clothing Near Parliament Facebook Twitter Embed Witness Recounts Police Shooting Man in Black Clothing Near Parliament 2:07 Twelve people were treated for "serious injuries" at hospitals, and eight others were treated for less serious injuries at the scene, said Pauline Cranmer, deputy director of operations for the London Ambulance Service. The assault came on the first anniversary of terrorist attacks in Brussels, Belgium, that killed 32 people, and police said Wednesday's incident was also terrorism. President Donald Trump said he spoke with Prime Minister Theresa May and promised full U.S. cooperation in "bringing those responsible to justice." New York police told NBC News that they were closely monitoring events in London and were sending counterterrorism teams to numerous locations across the city, including Britain's U.N. and consular offices. Lawmakers were kept on lockdown inside the House of Commons while police secured the scene, and tourists were trapped on the nearby London Eye Ferris wheel. Photos: Scenes of Chaos After Attack in Central London Steve Voake, 55, a children's author who was visiting London for the day, told NBC News that he was walking over the bridge when he heard screaming. "I thought it was a road accident. There was lots of panic and confusion. Then I saw a shoe on the ground. I saw one body on one side of the road and one body face down in the water with blood all around it." Journalists based at Parliament reported hearing gunshots shortly after 2:30 p.m. (10:30 a.m. ET) and were told to stay in their offices. August 2016: Cops Without Guns Protect London Amid Terrorism Fears Grant Shapps, a member of Parliament and former government minister, said police ordered lawmakers to crawl for cover as the incident unfolded. Some tweeted from inside the House of Commons' debating chamber, where they were held while police secured the scene. Daniel Velasco, 18, a medical student, said he saw the aftermath from nearby Westminster subway station.

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