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.

Wednesday, 22nd March 2017, 5:23 pm
Updated Friday, 24th March 2017, 11:07 am
Armed officers are being deployed to 'key sites' in Edinburgh.

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.

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