'This is a terrible attack at the heart of our democracy' - First Minister

First Minister Carwyn Jones has described a suspected terror attack at Westminster as "a terrible attack at the heart of our democracy."

Four people were killed and dozens more were injured after a car and knife attack in London on Wednesday afternoon.

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Mother of Westminster attacker 'saddened and shocked' by his actions

The mother of Westminster attacker, Khalid Masood, has spoken of her shock over her son's actions.

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In a statement sent out by Dyfed-Powys Police on her behalf, Janet Ajao -who currently lives in Carmarthenshire - said she doesn't condone nor support the beliefs which led him to carry out the attack.

Khalid Masood, who was born Adrian Ajao, used a vehicle to mow down pedestrians on Westminster Bridge last Wednesday.

PC Keith Palmer also died during the attack.

I am so deeply shocked, saddened and numbed by the actions my son has taken that have killed and injured innocent people in Westminster.

Since discovering that it was my son that was responsible I have shed many tears for the people caught up in this horrendous incident.

I wish to make it absolutely clear, so there can be no doubt, I do not condone his actions nor support the beliefs he held that led to him committing this atrocity.

I wish to thank my friends, family and community from the bottom of my heart for the love and support given to us.

– Janet Ajao

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