Update: London Police says Incident at Natural History Museum not being treated as terrorism-related, at least 7 injured
Several people were injured after a car was deliberately plowed into pedestrians just outside London’s Natural History Museum. According to early police reports, nobody was killed in the attack which occurred at approximately 2.21 p.m. local time. London’s Metropolitan Police refused to provide any further details for now. The attacker was arrested on the spot.
— Metropolitan Police (@metpoliceuk) October 7, 2017
Reports on the ground of a car being driven into people outside the Natural History Museum. All media free to use this video. pic.twitter.com/10ePBhqVMF
— Patrick Greenfield (@pgreenfielduk) October 7, 2017
This is the car used in the attack:
Man arrested after car ‘mounts pavement’ outside Natural History Museum leaving several injured in South Kensington, London. pic.twitter.com/CdI7J3cF5C
— Amanda Devlin (@JournoDevs) October 7, 2017
In the video below you can see the suspect getting arrested:
Car ‘PLOUGHS INTO PEDESTRIANS’ in London. This is the suspect, who gets arrested pic.twitter.com/FiirNDHybi
— Voice of Europe (@V_of_Europe) October 7, 2017
The London ambulance service is on scene but there are no details on the numbers of people injured in the attack.
Witness to London car collisions says: “Tables knocked over at restaurants. People were screaming. And it was quite a scene at that stage.” pic.twitter.com/qQwmbbzjre
— CBS News (@CBSNews) October 7, 2017
This is a developing story, stay tuned.