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Scottish parliament suspends debate on independence referendum after Westminster attack
March 22, 2017 / 4:18 PM / 5 months ago

Scottish parliament suspends debate on independence referendum after Westminster attack

An air ambulance lands in Parliament Square during an incident on Westminster Bridge in London, Britain.Stefan Wermuth

EDINBURGH (Reuters) - Scotland's parliament suspended its debate on authorising the government to seek a new independence referendum after Wednesday's attack on Britain's Houses of Parliament which police said they were treating as a terrorist incident.

The suspension was announced by the speaker of Holyrood, Ken Macintosh, after a policeman was stabbed, an assailant shot and several people injured in London.

Reporting by Elisabeth O'Leary; editing by Stephen Addison

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