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Man with knife held outside UK parliament

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AFP, London :
A man with a knife has been arrested outside the British parliament on Friday, police said, adding that there were no reports of any casualties.
"The man, aged in his 30s, was arrested on suspicion of possession of a knife," London's Scotland Yard police headquarters said in a statement. A parliamentary spokesman said: "We are aware of an incident outside the Palace of Westminster, which is being dealt with by the Metropolitan Police."
On March 22, knifeman Khalid Masood drove into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge, killing four, and fatally stabbed a policeman guarding the gates of parliament before being shot dead by armed officers.
On April 27, a man was arrested across the street from parliament. Police said knives were recovered from him. Khalid Mohammed Omar Ali, 27, of north London, was charged with the intention of committing acts of terrorism engaged in conduct in preparation for giving effect to that intention.

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