March 22, 2017 / 3:00 PM / 3 years ago

British police say firearms incident at Westminster bridge

Police tapes off Parliament Square after reports of loud bangs, in London, Britain, March 22, 2017. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

LONDON (Reuters) - London police said they were called to a firearms incident on Westminster Bridge near the British parliament on Wednesday.

“We were called at approx 2:40 pm to reports of an incident at #Westminster Bridge. Being treated as a firearms incident - police on scene,” the Metropolitan police said on Twitter.

(The online version fixes typo in headline)

Reporting by Costas Pitas; editing by Stephen Addison

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