March 22, 2017 / 5:18 PM / 4 months ago

British PM to convene emergency security committee after Westminster incident

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Injured people are assisted after an incident on Westminster Bridge in London.Toby Melville

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May will chair a meeting of the government's emergency security committee on Wednesday after what the police described as a "terrorist incident" outside the parliament building.

"There is a COBR meeting taking place today," a spokesman at the office of the British Prime Minister said on Wednesday.

Reporting by Costas Pitas; editing by Michael Holden

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