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Terror victim: 'I didn't have time to jump out the way'

A survivor of the Westminster terror attack has described the moment he was thrown over the front of the attacker's car - leaving him with serious leg injuries.

Francisco Lopes, a 26-year-old Portuguese national living in London for 15 years, says he was only yards away from the oncoming grey Hyundai when he realised he would be hit.

"I was one metre from the car and I could not run from its way so, the car hit me and I fell over the car but part of it was already broken and I think those parts injured me," he said.

"Then, when I was on the floor I saw people shouting, I saw the people distressed and shouting 'Help, help, I don't feel my legs'.

"They were shouting because of the pain they felt. It was awful."

Mr Lopes added that although he was still struggling emotionally it felt "wonderful" to be alive.


'Last-known photograph' of Pc Keith Palmer emerges

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The 'last-known picture' taken of Pc Keith Palmer has emerged.

Mr Palmer posed for a photograph with American tourist Staci Martin in front of the gates of the Palace of Westminster some 45 minutes before he was attacked on Wednesday.

The tourist, from Wellington, Florida, wrote on her Facebook page: "I liked his funny hat so I asked him if he would take a picture with me. He obliged. He was very polite".


More than £350,000 raised for family of murdered officer

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The Metropolitan Police Federation has raised more than £350,000 for the family of murdered Pc Keith Palmer - smashing their initial target of £250,000.

Mr Palmer, 48, was stabbed to death on Wednesday as he attempted to disarm 52-year-old Khalid Masood outside the Palace of Westminster.

More than 18,000 people have donated funds to the JustGiving page with hundreds leaving comments, praising the officer for his heroic actions.

One message read: "Thoughts are with his family, friends and colleagues at this very difficult time", with another adding: "The country and your family are proud of you."

Attacker 'stayed in Brighton while planning attack'

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It has now been revealed that Khalid Masood, who killed several people in a Westminster terror attack on Wednesday, stayed at the Preston Park Hotel in Brighton the evening before the incident.

The 52-year-old was a career criminal who became an extremist, using a hire car to mow down people on Westminster Bridge.

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