The New York Times: Deadly Attack Near U.K. Parliament; Car Plows Victims on Westminster Bridge

This was very big news here in the Netherlands too. Same exact date as the Brussels attacks. Coincidence? I think not. I was here then, too. The atmosphere became quite wary.

“A knife-wielding assailant driving a sport utility vehicle mowed down panicked pedestrians and stabbed a police officer outside Parliament on Wednesday in a deadly assault, prompting the hasty evacuation of the prime minister and punctuating the threat of terrorism in Europe.

At least four people, including the assailant, were killed and at least 40 others injured in the confusing swirl of violence, which the police said they assumed had been “inspired by international terrorism.” It appeared to be the most serious such assault in London since the deadly subway bombings more than a decade ago.”

Full article here.

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