March 22, 2017 / 5:12 PM / 4 months ago

Woman pulled alive from River Thames after London attack - river authority

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LONDON (Reuters) - A woman has been pulled from the River Thames alive after Wednesday's attack on a bridge near Britain's parliament in Westminster, the Port of London Authority (PLA) said, adding that she was being treated for serious injuries.

"A female member of the public was pulled from the water near Westminster Bridge, alive, with serious injuries," a PLA spokesman told Reuters.

"She's undergoing very urgent medical treatment now."

He added that the river had been closed to all non-emergency traffic in the immediate area.

Reporting by Alistair Smout; editing by Stephen Addison

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