Rotherham schoolchildren "perfectly safe" after being caught up in Westminster terror attack

By Sam Cooper | 22/03/2017

Rotherham schoolchildren 'perfectly safe' after being caught up in Westminster terror attack

A GROUP of schoolchildren were involved in a lockdown at Westminster today (Wednesday) where four people died in a terrorist attack.

Around 85 youngsters from Herringthorpe Junior School were on a visit to the Houses of Parliament when the incident happened.

Mandy Adams, school head teacher, said the youngsters had been involved in the lockdown but were "perfectly safe".

Metropolitan Police Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley said four people had died in the incident - including a police officer and the alleged attacker.

A woman was among several pedestrians struck by a car on Westminster Bridge, before it crashed into railings.

A police officer was stabbed in the Houses of Parliament by an attacker, who was shot by police.

At least 20 people were injured, including three other officers.

UPDATE: Rotherham school cuts short London trip after Westminster terror attack


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