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Woolwich terrorist attack as it happened: Soldier dead and two suspects injured

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Summary

  • WARNING: Graphic content in pictures below
  • Incident now treated as terrorist attack
  • Police and ambulances called to Woolwich after reported shooting and machete attack
  • Witnesses claim to have seen police shoot two men, one of whom was holding two meat cleavers in his hand
  • London Ambulance Service have confirmed one man has died. Victim reported to be British serviceman
  • Two further men have been taken to hospital with serious injuries
  • Meeting of government's emergency response committee Cobra held
  • Police ask people to remain calm
  • Email your photos of the scene to newsroom@london.newsquest.co.uk
  • Did you see what happened? Call the newsroom on 01689 885726.
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