Newcastle Central MP safe but “shaken” by terror incident

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Chi Onwurah, Newcastle Central MP, has tweeted she and her staff are SAFE after an incident near the Palace of Westminster. 

On Twitter, the MP, said

The Metropolitan police attended the incident.

On Twitter, they said:

#Westminster: We thank the public for their assistance & urge people to remain calm, be alert & vigilant. Follow @metpoliceuk for more info.

— Metropolitan Police (@metpoliceuk) March 22, 2017

The London Ambulance Service also attended the scene.

The organisation’s deputy director of operations, Pauline Cranmer said:

“We were called at 2.40pm to Westminster Bridge to reports of an incident, with the first crew arriving within six minutes.

“We have declared a major incident and our priority is to assess patients and ensure that they are treated and taken to hospital as soon as possible.

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