The incident began when a car drove aggressively over Westminster Bridge, hitting a number of civilians and police officers. When the car crashed, a man with a knife attempted to enter Parliament, acting Deputy Commissioner at the Metropolitan Police Mark Rowley told BBC.
Armed police were able to stop the attacker, but Westminster is currently on lockdown until there is no longer a threat.
In the wake of the attack, some of music’s biggest names took to Twitter to share their condolences and prayers for the people of London.
May God protect everyone in London. Hate hearing this sad news. Sending my condolences to the victims' families.
— NICKI MINAJ (@NICKIMINAJ) March 22, 2017
Was in Soho when I heard the terrible news… stay safe and resilient as ever my fellow Londoners. My thoughts go out to those affected
— Ellie Goulding (@elliegoulding) March 22, 2017
I've just this second turned on the news 😡😢😿 my heart is hurting for the people in London who have been affected by yet another tragedy
— P!nk (@Pink) March 22, 2017
Thinking of London this morning from LA. . Stay safe everyone !!
— Niall Horan (@NiallOfficial) March 22, 2017
All safe here. Heart and thoughts in Westminster. https://t.co/t4uuahMYBM
— Lin-Manuel Miranda (@Lin_Manuel) March 22, 2017
Saying prayers and sending love to everyone in London right now 🙏🏼💔
— LeAnn Rimes Cibrian (@leannrimes) March 22, 2017
Thinking of everyone affected by the violence in London today. Be safe everyone. xo ❤️
— Tegan and Sara (@teganandsara) March 22, 2017
London I love you x
— Lily (@lilyallen) March 22, 2017
— Estelle (@EstelleDarlings) March 22, 2017
just saw the news….very scary and sad. stay safe everyone ❤️
— nick grimshaw (@grimmers) March 22, 2017
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