Armed police on patrol in Edinburgh following Westminster attack
Police Scotland Chief Constable Phil Gormley has said security has been stepped up in the wake of the terror attack in Westminster.
He said: “This afternoon there has been an attack on the Houses of Parliament. It’s now been confirmed it’s being treated by Metropolitan Police as a terrorist incident. There has been at least one fatality.
“We’re putting in place some reassurance measures.
“We have increase armed patrols around key sites in Edinburgh. There will be armed patrols around key locations in Scotland.
“Our thought and good wishes are with colleagues and members of the public who appear to have been injured and have lost their lives in London.”