Najib: We must not give in to terrorism
KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak expressed shock and is saddened over the attack at Houses of Parliament in Westminster on Wednesday.
The attack by an unknown perpetrator left four people dead and another 30 people injured. The local police have confirmed the incident and are treating it as a terrorist incident.
The attacker mowed pedestrians as he drove across Westminster Bridge, hitting and injuring members of the public.
Three off-duty police officers were also among those injured at the bridge.
The car came to stop after it crashed into the railings near the Houses of Parliament.
The attacker then tried to enter the building, stabbing a police officer in the process and attempted to stab another police officer as the suspect tried to enter the building.
British Prime Minister Theresa May was at the Parliament building as the British Parliament was in session. She was not harmed.
“My thoughts and prayers are with the innocents affected,” Najib said in a posting on Twitter.
“Malaysia stands with the United Kingdom. Must never surrender to terrorism,” he said.
Astro Awani news anchor and broadcast journalist Malik Ridhwan (left) with his colleague, Hakim Rahman, at the scene of the attack on Wednesday.