MP for Mid Sussex Nicholas Soames has paid tribute to a police officer who was fatally stabbed outside Parliament today.
The officer, who has not yet been named, is one of four people reported to have died as a result of the Westminster attack, which is being treated as a terrorist incident.
Police shot the assailant dead after he reportedly drove into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge before attacking the officer with a knife outside the House of Commons.
Twenty other people are believed to have been seriously injured in the incident.
Mr Soames wrote: “Just heard confirmed that a policeman guarding the House of Commons has died, killed in the line of duty.
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