Car hits security barriers and pedestrians outside Houses of Parliament in London

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LONDON, ENGLAND – AUGUST 14: Police officers and a search team secure the roads around the Houses of Parliament as forensic teams continue their work around a vehicle after it crashed into security barriers, injuring a number of pedestrians, outside the Houses of Parliament on August 14, 2018 in London, England. A man has been […]

   LONDON (AP) — The Latest on a crash outside the House of Parliament in London (all times local):

   9:35 a.m.

London’s Metropolitan Police say that the Counter-Terrorism Command is leading the investigation after a car crashed into security barriers outside the Houses of Parliament.

   There were a number of people injured in Tuesday’s incident, though none are in life-threatening condition.

   The police force says it is keeping an open mind about the incident, which comes only a yearáafter Khalid Masood ploughed a car into crowds on Westminster Bridge, killing four people.

   Masood abandoned his car then stabbed and killed a police officer before being shot in a courtyard outside Parliament.

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   8:55 a.m.

   London’s Metropolitan Police say no one is in a life-threatening condition following a car crash outside the Houses of Parliament.

   Armed police have swooped on the area, cordoning off streets around Parliament Square, Millbank and Victoria Tower Gardens. Sky News video showed a man being arrested after the incident on Tuesday.á

   The car slammed into barriers that had been extended following the Westminster Bridge attack in March 2017 when Khalid Masood ploughed a car into crowds on Westminster Bridge, killing four people.

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