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MPs 'in shock' over London 'terror incident'

A policeman points a gun at a man on the floor as emergency services attend the scene outside the Palace of Westminster Credit: PA

Midland's MPs have been tweeting about their shock after what is being described as a 'terror incident' in London.

A woman has died and a police officer has been stabbed in a major security incident at the Houses of Parliament.

The apparent attacker of the police officer was shot by armed police.

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  1. National

MP ordered into lobby 'at gun point' by police officers

Police outside the Palace of Westminster. Credit: PA

Former cabinet minister Anna Soubry has told how she was "ordered" into the Parliament lobby "at gun point" by counter terrorist armed officers in what she described as a "terrifying" incident".

Meanwhile Steve McCabe, the Labour MP for Birmingham Selly Oak, has tweeted this photo inside the Houses of Commons, where MPs are locked in the Chamber.

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  1. Anglia

Peterborough MP and staff safe after London terror incident

Stewart Jackson has tweeted that MPs are in lockdown under armed guard, after the 'terror incident' earlier this afternoon.

Watch: Scene in Westminster after shooting near Parliament

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Our political correspondent Alison Mackenzie ITV is outside Westminster after a major security incident at the Houses of Parliament.

A police officer has been stabbed and his apparent attacker shot by officers.

Emergency service vehicles and personnel have been pictured outside of Parliament and on Westminster Bridge.

More to follow.

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