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“These Animals Are Crazy!” Trump Tweets Response To Westminster Terror Incident
14 August 2018, 13:14 | Updated: 14 August 2018, 17:51
Donald Trump has tweeted about the Westminster terror incident, saying “these animals are crazy”.
The US President took to social media and told his 53-million followers that the incident must be dealt with through “toughness and strength”.
The Met Police has confirmed it is treating the car crash outside Parliament this morning as terror-related.
Another terrorist attack in London...These animals are crazy and must be dealt with through toughness and strength!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 14, 2018
Police are continuing to question a a 29-year-old man who was arrested at the scene.
Three people were hurt, with one person seriously injured.
Theresa May said: "My thoughts are with those injured in the incident in Westminster and my thanks to the emergency services for their immediate and courageous response."
An emergency COBRA committee meeting took place this afternoon.
A spokesman for the Prime Minister said the terror threat level remains at "severe".
They added that 13 Islamist and four far-right plots have been foiled since last March.