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Aanslagpleger London acted according to British police only

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Khalid Masood, the perpetrator of the attack in London on Wednesday acted alone. That sets the police Saturday night in a statement.

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“We all need to accept that there is a chance that we will never be the motives behind the attack will know”, reported the BBC at the mouth of a police chief of the London police. “The motives may be with the perpetrator of the grave are gone.”

According to the information of the police, there are no vervolgaanslagen planned. The 52-year-old Masood reed Wednesday with his car into pedestrians before he got out of the car and a policeman neerstak.

In the attack were five people, among whom the perpetrator.

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Politieonderzoekers confirmed on Saturday that from the time that Masood and his car rammed passers-by, until the time that he was shot exactly 82 seconds were over-coated.

“We are convinced that he’s all alone has done, but also we must with absolute assurance to determine why Masood this terrible deed is committed,’ explained the police chief. “We think he’s inspired by terroristenpropaganda or that others have encouraged him, helped or sent. Should the latter be the case, those taken to court.”

In the investigation into the attack is still a suspect from Birmingham, 27 years of age. He is suspected of preparing a terrorist act.

Terrorist attack London

The area around the parliament building in London is cordoned off after a man Wednesday afternoon there is shot by the police after a cop was stabbed in the parliament building.
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The stabbed policeman has died.
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An injured person is located next to a crashed car, just outside the parliament building.
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An aerial view shows injured on the Westminsterburg. The offender has a car and people on the bridge hit. Then, the vehicle at the gate of Westminster crashed.
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The parliament building on Wednesday after the attack, evacuated.
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British prime minister Theresa May on Wednesday pulled away from the parliament building in London.
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A trauma helicopter landed near the parliament building.
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Police in large numbers on the spot come.
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Emergency services at work on the Westminster Bridge.
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An injured person is transported by ambulance staff.
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Forensic experts and police officers at the crime scene.
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A trauma helicopter flies next to the London Eye.
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A picture shows the situation just after the attack. A person lies on the ground next to a car.
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The car that probably several people have hit on the Westminster bridge.
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Police officers are seen outside the British parliament building in London.
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People wait outside the St Thomas hospital in Westminster.
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The London Eye is Wednesday any time as a result of the events in the parliament and the Westminster Bridge.

Huge crowds in the neighbourhood of the place where the schietincindent took place.
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Police from the Palace of Westminster in after the attack.
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A police dog to work with the emergency services on the Westminister Bridge.
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A commander of London gives a statement.
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There is forensic investigation done at the suspected vehicle of the offender.
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The British police in the night of Wednesday to Thursday an invasion done at a house in Birmingham. According to Sky News, the operation is linked to the attack in London.
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The flag hangs at half mast on the parliament building in London.
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Some of the front pages of newspapers, the day after the attack in London.
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Police commissioner Mark Rowley gives Thursday a press conference in which he reports that seven people have been arrested in connection with the attack.
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Signs in the houses of parliament show that on Thursday a minute’s silence observed for the victims of the attack.
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A flower is pinned to the politielint near the location of the attack.
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Police officers hold a minute’s silence. One of the deadly victims of the attack on Wednesday was a policeman Keith Palmer.
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Members of the house of Commons, the main chamber of the British parliament, take on Thursday for a minute of silence for the victims.
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British prime minister Theresa May keeps Thursday a speech in the house of Commons.
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Thursday is still the forensic research done on the location of the attack on Wednesday.
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Press is present on one of the sites in Birmingham where the police in the night between Wednesday and Thursday, did research. Reader Sebastiaan de Vries sends this photo.
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The Brandenburg Gate in Germany showed Thursday the British flag as a sign of support after the attack in London.
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Deputy commissioner Mark Roley late Friday morning to know that the British police have two important suspects arrested.
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A police officer lays a bouquet of flowers when the flowers are in memory of the victims of the attack.
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Security service

A day after the attack it was announced that Masood had previously known to security services. He had a long criminal record for serious assault, possession of firearms and violating public order.

Masood was not previously convicted for terrorist acts. The British security service MI5 considered Masood as someone with “a penchant for violent extremism”, but after the investigation no longer in the picture at the terrorismebestrijders.

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