You are using an older browser version. Please use a supported version for the best MSN experience.

Woman pulled alive from River Thames after London attack - river authority

Reuters logo Reuters 22/03/2017

Armed police respond outside Parliament during an incident on Westminster Bridge in London, Britain March 22, 2017. UK Parliament attack

A woman has been pulled from the River Thames alive after Wednesday's attack on a bridge near Britain's parliament in Westminster, the Port of London Authority (PLA) said, adding that she was being treated for serious injuries.

"A female member of the public was pulled from the water near Westminster Bridge, alive, with serious injuries," a PLA spokesman told Reuters.

"She's undergoing very urgent medical treatment now."

He added that the river had been closed to all non-emergency traffic in the immediate area.

(Reporting by Alistair Smout; editing by Stephen Addison)

Images of London 'terror attack'

A bird flies over electronic candles left in tribute on Westminster Bridge opposite the Houses of Parliament in central London on March 24, 2017 two days after the March 22 terror attack on the British parliament and Westminster Bridge. UK Parliament attack

More From Reuters

image beaconimage beaconimage beacon