(Updated at 2:53 p.m.) LONDON — British Prime Minister David Cameron says there are “strong indications” that a brutal attack in London is terror-related.
Two men attacked another man near a London military barracks on Wednesday. One man died and the two others, who were believed to have weapons, were shot by police.
Speaking at a press conference in Paris with French President Francois Hollande, Cameron called the attack “the most appalling crime” and said there are “strong indications” that it is a terrorist incident.
Hollande says a British soldier was killed in the attack, but Cameron didn’t immediately confirm that.
Cameron said he would be cutting his trip short to return to London.
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LONDON (AP) — A British official says a violent attack near a London barracks is being investigated as a possible terrorist act.
Police said two men attacked another man on Wednesday. One man is dead and two others were injured.
A British government official who requested anonymity because he was not authorized to speak about the investigation said details had emerged that were indicative of a “terrorist-motivated attack.”
While details were scant, Prime Minister David Cameron called the killing “truly shocking” and said he had asked Home Secretary Theresa May to call an urgent meeting of the government’s emergency committee.