Westminster Attacker Charged With Attempted Murder NOT Terror Offences — APPEASING THE ENEMY

Salih Khater and the car he used to attack Westminster

Image Salih Khater and the car that crashed into security barriers in Westminster

Police say that was an attempt to murder police officers.

Cyclists pedal to work as police officers stand at the vehicle barrier to the Houses of Parliament where a auto crashed after knocking down cyclists and pedestrians yesterday in Westminster, London, Britain, August 15, 2018.

A driver whose auto collided with several people before crashing outside Britain's Parliament has been charged with attempted murder, police in London said.

Crowds of people were held back by police while they assessed the situation.

Moments after the auto crashed.

The 29-year-old was arrested by police on Tuesday and questioned by police for days.

Three people were injured when Khater, a British citizen originally from Sudan, hit a group of cyclists before colliding with security outside Parliament on Tuesday.

The case is being treated as terrorism, a spokesperson for the Met Police added.

Salih Khater, 29, a Sudanese-born British national living in Birmingham, central England, will appear in custody at Westminster Magistrates Court in London on Monday, police said.

Prosecutors will be treating his case as terrorism, the Metropolitan Police said after charging him on Saturday.

Security measures have been tightened in the area following the Westminster terror attack in 2017.

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