British police fire stun gun at knifeman outside parliament

By REUTERS
June 16, 2017 14:19
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LONDON- British police fired a Taser stun gun at a man who reached for a knife outside parliament on Friday, police said.

"At 11:10hrs on Friday, 16 June, officers on routine duties near to the Carriage Gates entrance to the Palace of Westminster became aware of a man acting suspiciously," police said in a statement.

"The man reached for a knife, and police discharged a Taser," police said.


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