Published: Sat, March 25, 2017
Global Media | By Meredith Barber

Did London attack expose city's 'weak spot'?

Did London attack expose city's 'weak spot'?

Kurt Cochran, who was visiting London from Utah with his wife, died as a result of injuries sustained in the attack, his family and church said.

British police said on March 24 they had made two further "significant" arrests over the Islamist-inspired terror attack on parliament, as they appealed for information about the homegrown killer who left four people dead.

"Special commendation must also go to my Parliamentary colleague, Tobias Ellwood MP, who did all he could to save the life of Pc Palmer".

"Our thoughts are with his wife and family".

Prime Minister Theresa May said the husband and father, who had been a police officer for 15 years, was "every inch a hero".

Masood drove into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge on Wednesday before crashing his auto into railings and then running into the grounds of Parliament.

"The reason why we were pulling faces was because PC Keith said do you want to do a amusing face".

With tears welling in his eyes, Cleverly told a packed Commons how both men served together in a Royal Artillery unit which proved the start of a long friendship.

The previous Commissioner, Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe, who retired in January, said past year the fact that the vast majority of police officers were unarmed "gives us a far healthier relationship with the people we police". "We zoomed in on the photo and realized it was Palmer", said Martin, who lives in Florida.

'That will never happen now, all because he was doing his job and trying to keep people safe in the face of yet another insane terror attack, ' Mr Thorogood said.

She said she had been unable to look at the news pictures of people rushing to the aid of the police officer. "A long-time supporter of Charlton FC", Palmer's family said in a statement, referring to Palmer's football club of choice.

Around 40 others were injured in the attack as the driver plowed into a crowd on Westminster Bridge, a popular spot for tourists to take photos of London's landmarks, including the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben.

Colleagues of Aysha Frade, a mother mowed down as she was on her way to collect her children, said she was "loved" and would be "deeply missed". "Much like 9/11 in the USA - the same dynamic".

Like this: