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Norfolk reacts to London terror attack and praises emergency services

PUBLISHED: 09:40 23 March 2017 | UPDATED: 09:57 23 March 2017

Ambulances on Westminster Bridge, London after policeman has been stabbed and his apparent attacker shot by officers in a major security incident at the Houses of Parliament. Picture: Scott D'Arcy/PA Wire

Ambulances on Westminster Bridge, London after policeman has been stabbed and his apparent attacker shot by officers in a major security incident at the Houses of Parliament. Picture: Scott D'Arcy/PA Wire

Norfolk stands in solidarity with those affected by the London terror attack in the heart of the capital, and praises the heroes from our emergency services.

Norfolk has reacted to the shocking events that unfolded in the capital yesterday afternoon, which left four people dead and many more injured.

Emergency services were first called to Westminster at 2.40pm following reports of an incident at Parliament Square.

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An attacker drove his car into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge, before fleeing the vehicle and stabbing a policeman at the gates of the Houses of Parliament.

The first death was confirmed at 4pm and London Ambulance Service confirmed at 5pm that they were treating at least ten people as a result of the bridge incident.

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It was later confirmed that PC Keith Palmer had died after being stabbed.

The people of Norfolk were quick to take to Twitter as they paid their respects and praised the remarkable work of the emergency services.

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Eamon Curson tweeted: “British public can be PROUD of him for risking his own life to save others & our thoughts are with families of him & others who died.”

Clive Lewis, Norwich South MP, tweeted: “Thoughts 4 those killed/injured, their family’s & friends. Staff & Police have been grt. Days like this show the best & the worst in humanity.”

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