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Westminster terror attack: Fourth victim dies in hospital

Police have confirmed a 75-year-old man has died in hospital after his life support machine was switched off on Thursday evening.

Earlier, the man believed to be responsible for the attack was named as 52-year-old Khalid Masood.

Police said Masood was not the subject of any current investigations and there was "no prior intelligence about his intent to mount a terrorist attack."

  • Masood, who was born in Kent, was known to police and had a range of previous convictions for assaults, including GBH
  • He was also known by a number of aliases, the Metropolitan Police said.
  • Armed with two large knives, Masood mowed down pedestrians with his car on Westminster Bridge on Wednesday afternoon
  • He was shot dead moments later by another officer
  • The first three victims have been named as Pc Keith Palmer, Aysha Frade and US tourist Kurt Cochran
  • 29 people remain in hospital and have been visited by the prime minister
  • Earlier, Mrs May told the Commons: "Our resolve will never waver in the face of terrorism."
  • Eight people have been arrested and raids have taken place in London, Birmingham and elsewhere
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Amber Rudd: 'Far too early' to say intelligence failed

Home Secretary Amber Rudd has said that the attack in London did not mean intelligence services had failed, saying it was "far too early" to understand the full picture of what happened and why.

Speaking to Julie Etchingham for a special edition of ITV's Tonight programme, Ms Rudd said: "This hasn't come as a complete surprise. We've been getting ready for this for a number of years."

She said that the attacker, Khalid Masood, was involved in a "historic" case, and therefore was not actively monitored.

"Intelligence services are working hard to put together the whole picture, but I would caution drawing conclusions yet," she added. "I would wait and see what comes forward from the intelligence that's going on now."

She added that it "seems likely" that he was radicalised online.

"We know there's an onslaught of radicalisation online, there's so much information that tries to go out as propaganda to persuade people to take this sort of action."

The Home Secretary said that she didn't think lone wolf incidents were "impossible" to stop, and said intelligence services were "aware that this kind of attack can take place".

"I think as we find out more about the intelligence we'll be able to find out where we might have been able to do more, we are living in a time where there are terrorists who will want to do this sort of action, and we have to be aware of that."

She refused to be drawn on what further information intelligence services had about the attacker, saying they were still investigating whether he was part of a network.

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