LONDON, Thursday March 23, 2017:- British police arrested 8 people across the country between Wednesday night and early this morning following a terrorist attack which left 4 people dead, including a police officer, and the attacker himself Police also identified the attacker as 52 year old British born Khalid Masood who had a violent past and who had previously been on police radar. Terrorist group ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack, describing Masood In a statement, as ” a soldier” of the group.
However British officials said that the nature of a link between the terror group and Masood, “was not immediately clear.” The eight arrested included five men and three women, but authorities still believe that Masood acted alone. American Kurt Cochran a tourist from Utah in the United States was those killed. His wife Melissa was among the injured and remains hospitalized.
In their latest update police say that their investigations are continuing.