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Five South Korean tourists injured in UK Parliament attack: Seoul

Whereas Four South Korean Tourists Suffered Relatively Light Injuries Including A Fracture In The UK Parliament Attack, One Woman In Her Late 60s, Suffered A Head Injury And Was Going Through Surgery.

PTI | Updated on: 23 Mar 2017, 01:16:07 PM
Five South Korean tourists injured in UK Parliament attack (Getty images)

Seoul:

The terror attack outside UK Parliament injured five South Korean tourists, Seoul's foreign ministry said on Thursday. The tourists- four women and a man in their 50s or 60s, were knocked to the ground by people trying to flee as an assailant mowed down pedestrians in a car, the ministry said.

While four of them suffered relatively light injuries including a fracture, one a woman in her late 60s, suffered a head injury and was going through surgery, it said.

They were being treated in two local hospitals, it added. The assault began when a car was driven over Westminster Bridge next to London's parliament building -- a major tourist attraction -- hitting and injuring several members of the public. Three, including a police officer, were killed in theattack by the assailant who was subsequently shot dead by armed police. 

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First Published : 23 Mar 2017, 12:57:00 PM

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