'Soldier beheaded' in street as two shot in suspected terrorist attack outside Woolwich barracks
A man believed to be a soldier has been beheaded in an attack on a street outside the Woolwich barracks in London, witnesses report.
Metropolitan Police Commander Simon Letchford confirmed tonight that two men were shot by armed officers.
Prime Minister David Cameron has described the killing as "truly shocking" and said he had asked the Home Secretary Theresa May to chair a meeting of Cobra, the Government's emergency committee. According to the BBC she has also requested updates from the Metropolitan Police Commissioner, Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe, and the head of MI5. The Government is reported to be treating it as a suspected terrorist incident. more here
"You People Will Never Be Safe"
ITV News has obtained footage of a man with bloodied hands addressing a camera on a south London street.
He makes a series of political statements before walking towards a man, believed to be a soldier, lying prone on the street.
He then talks calmly to another man stood nearby.
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