Terroristen i London namngiven till Khalid Masood, 52 år

SEDUCED BY ISIS

London terror attacker named as Khalid Masood – a 52-year-old body-building obsessed dad-of-three English teacher seduced by ISIS

A KILLER who murdered three people before he was shot dead by police has been named as a body-building obsessed married dad-of-three.

Islamist convert English teacher Khalid Masood, 52, mowed down pedestrians on Westminster Bridge before storming Parliament and stabbing a police officer to death, was born in Kent but later moved to the West Midlands.

Khalid Masood lies on a stretcher outside Parliament with paramedics treating his injuries while armed cops stand guard

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Khalid Masood lies on a stretcher outside Parliament with paramedics treating his injuries while armed cops stand guard

Scotland Yard said Masood had previous convictions for assaults, including GBH, possession of offensive weapons and public order offences.

He has not been convicted of any terror offences, and was not subject to any investigations at the time of the atrocity.

Masood’s first conviction was in November 1983 for criminal damage and his last conviction was in December 2003 for possession of a knife.

Forensic teams work on Westminster Bridge the day after a lone wolf maniac attacked London

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Forensic teams work on Westminster Bridge the day after a lone wolf maniac attacked London
Forensic teams carry bags of evidence from Westminster Bridge where a maniac ploughed into crowds yesterday

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Forensic teams carry bags of evidence from Westminster Bridge where a maniac ploughed into crowds yesterday

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PM Theresa May confirms MI5 know the identity of the Westminster terror attackerThe Met police said there was ”no prior intelligence about his intent to mount a terrorist attack”.

The killer was known by a number of aliases including Khali Choudri, according to Sky News.

Theresa May earlier revealed  MI5 intelligence chiefs had previously investigated 52-year-old Khalid Masood but dismissed him as a “peripheral figure”.

Theresa May updated MPs in the House of Commons this morning

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Theresa May updated MPs in the House of Commons this morning

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Third victim of London terror attack at Westminster named as Kurt CochranThe murderous rampage was only stopped when the Defence Minister’s protection officer drew his gun, shooting the extremist up to three times.

Officials have now said the lone wolf maniac was inspired by “Islamic terrorism” and had been investigated for violent extremism by MI5 before he mowed down crowds on Westminster Bridge and stabbed cop Keith Palmer to death outside Parliament.

Theresa May told Parliament this morning: “What I can confirm is the man was British-born and that some years ago he was once investigated by MI5 in relation to concerns about violent extremism.”

The murderous rampage was only stopped when the Defence Minister’s protection officer drew his gun, shooting the extremist up to three times.

Officials have now said the lone wolf maniac was inspired by “Islamic terrorism” and had been investigated for violent extremism by MI5 before he mowed down crowds on Westminster Bridge and stabbed cop Keith Palmer to death outside Parliament.

Theresa May told Parliament this morning: “What I can confirm is the man was British-born and that some years ago he was once investigated by MI5 in relation to concerns about violent extremism.”

She said he was a “peripheral” figure, adding: “The case is historic.

“He is not part of the current intelligence picture. There was no prior intelligence of his intent or the plot.”

ISIS has now claimed responsibility for the attack, publishing a statement and claiming the attacker as a “soldier of the Islamic State”.

While vowing that Britain would not be cowed by the attack, the PM said that as a precautionary measure, the number of armed police patrols across the country would be rolled out.

Met with vocal support from other members of parliament, she said: “Yesterday we saw the worst of humanity, but we will remember the best.”

But she said that with no new intelligence to suggest another attack, the threat level to the UK would remain unchanged at “severe”.

The details come after American tourist Kurt Cochran was named as the third victim of the horrific Westminster attack.

The revelations come after cops arrested eight people in raids on six different addresses across London and Birmingham in connection with yesterday’s bloody attack.

Mark Rowley, national lead for Counter Terrorism Policing and Met Acting Deputy Commissioner corrected earlier figures saying three innocent victims – Pc Palmer, a woman in her mid 40s and a man in his mid 50s – were killed along with the attacker who was shot by cops.

The female victim was mum-of-two Aysha Frade, who is believed to have been picking up her children from school when she was killed in the horrific attack.

Mr Rowley said 29 people are being treated in hospital, with seven in a critical condition.

Twelve Brits were injured, with police officers reportedly among those hurt, while nationals from France, Romania, China and America were also hurt.

Today detectives and forensic teams continue to work in Westminster removing evidence from the scene of the atrocity.

Flags across the capital have been flying at half mast, with a minute’s silence held at 9.33am.

London’s Mayor Sadiq Khan announced a candlelit vigil will be held in Trafalgar Square at 6pm as he defiantly said ”Londoners will not cower”.

The Queen has also released a statement, saying: ”My thoughts, prayers, and deepest sympathy are with all those who have been affected by yesterday’s awful violence.

”I know I speak for everyone in expressing my enduring thanks and admiration for the members of the Metropolitan Police Service and all who work so selflessly to help and protect others.”

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"Muhammad was once a refugee taken in by the City of Medina. Within 5-years, he had driven out, executed, or enslaved every Jew there."
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