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Westminster: Two more 'significant arrests' made

Two more "significant arrests" have been made in connection with the Westminster terror attack, police have said.

The arrests were made in the West Midlands and north west, the Met's Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley, speaking outside of Scotland Yard on Friday, revealed.

Nine people remain in police custody, while a woman has been released on bail.

Five searches at various properties are ongoing, while 16 have been completed, Assistant Commissioner Rowley said.

Police have also seized 2,700 items as part of the investigation.


Westminster attack: 75-year-old victim is named

A man identified as Leslie Rhodes, 75, is the fourth victim Credit: PA

A 75-year-old man who died in the Westminster terror attack has been identified as Leslie Rhodes from Streatham.

Mr Rhodes' death was confirmed by Scotland Yard's top anti-terror officer Mark Rowley, speaking at a press conference on Friday.

Two other victims people remain in critical condition in hospital, a third with life-threatening injuries, while two police officers hurt on Westminster Bridge are also still being treated for "very significant" injuries.

At least 50 people - including 12 different nationalities - were injured during the attack, with 31 requiring hospital treatment, Assistant Commissioner Rowley said.

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

Credit: Good Morning Britain

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".

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