• Londers have taken to social media to express solidarity, using the hashtag #WeAreNotAfraid. (Twitter)
Defiant in the wake of the Westminster terror attack, Londoners are taking to Twitter to express their solidarity.
Alyssa Braithwaite

23 Mar - 10:39 AM 

Londoners are in mourning after five people were killed and 40 injured in an attack outside the British parliament on Wednesday when a man mowed down pedestrians, then stabbed a police officer before being shot dead.

The car struck pedestrians on Westminster Bridge - a spot popular with tourists because of its views of Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament - before crashing into the railings outside the heavily guarded parliament building. 

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