London, Oct 7: Police have arrested a man after a car ploughed into pedestrians outside London’s Natural History Museum on Saturday. Many are believed to be injured in the incident but an official statement on this is awaited. The entire area has been cordoned off.
According to BBC News, cops have ruled out the terror angle in this incident.
The paramedics are on the spot and have been giving medical treatment to the injured people. Citing police, BBC reported that the injuries were minor.
“We are aware of an incident in Exhibition Road, #South Kensington,” penned Metropolitan Police on Twitter.
“We will release more information when we can – our information must be accurate,” said Metropolitan Police in another tweet.
The Natural History Museum tweeted: “There’s been a serious incident outside the Museum. We are working w/ @metpoliceuk and will provide an update when we have more information.”
Some on social media believe the incident is related to terror as even choppers can be seen in the vicinity. Cops have asked citizens to dial 101 if they have any information on the incident.
In the month of March, Khalid Masood killed four people and left more than 50 injured in a similar fashion at Westminster Bridge. Later, he was shot dead by cops.
Police have launched an inquiry to trace the motive behind the incident.