Gunfire heard outside Britain's parliament

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  • Wednesday, 22 Mar 2017

Police tapes off Parliament Square after reports of loud bangs, in London. - Reuters

LONDON: A policeman was stabbed inside the perimeter of Britain's parliament building on Wednesday, an assailant was shot outside and several people lay bleeding on a nearby bridge, Reuters witnesses and officials said.

A Reuters photographer saw at least a dozen people injured on Westminster Bridge and photographs showed people lying on the ground, bleeding heavily. The number of casualties was unclear.

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