Westminister is on lockdown following a “terror attack in the city of London, England.
During the commotion a man drove into a number of pedestrians before stabbing a police officer outside the Houses of Parliament.
At least one woman has died with many suffering what has been described as “catastrophic injuries” as a result of the car mowing down passersby.
Witnesses have told of on officer of the law being stabbed, before the assailant was shot by armed police as he approached another policeman.
The Prime Minister was taken away from the area before officers searched the Houses of Parliament and evacuating the building.
Medics where on hand to treat the many injured people, some being flown by air ambulance to hospital.
Another witnessed claims to have seen a body in the River Thames. One bystander described an Asian man carrying a large knife running across the bridge towards the government buildings.
Shots were fired resulting in a man lying on the street bleeding from a chest wound.
Others reported police descending on the area with rapid speed as they secured the area.
As the drama unfolded, tourist onboard the London Eye, were being held inside their viewing pods, presumably for their own safety.