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David Cameron has condemned an attack in south London, which is being described as a terrorist incident.
In a press conference in Paris, the Prime Minister said it was an “appalling crime” and added there were “strong indications” it was a terrorist attack.
“We will never buckle under these sorts of attacks,” he told reporters. “People across Britain, people in every community will utterly condemn this attack."
Mr Cameron announced he would fly back to London tonight to chair a Cobra meeting tomorrow morning on the incident, in Woolwich.
In the UK, Theresa May chaired an emergency Cobra meeting this evening, in which it was agreed that the security would be tightened up in Woolwich and other military barracks in London.
Lonkdon Mayor Boris Johnson labelled the incident as a "sickening deluded and unforgivable act of violence".
The person killed is believed to be a serving soldier, while emergency services have confirmed that two other people were injured, one seriously.
Labour MP Nick Raynsford, who represents the constituency, told BBC Radio 5live: "I am told that one of the individuals involved in the incident, the one who has been killed, is a soldier serving in the army at the barracks."
Eye-witnesses report that two people attacked one of the men with knives, before the police intervened and shot the two assailants.
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