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Anger over Pakistani sportsman being questioned after London terror attack

Five people were killed and about 40 injured in London on Wednesday after a car ploughed into pedestrians and a suspected Islamist-inspired attacker stabbed a policeman close to Britain’s Westminster parliament.

Published: March 23, 2017, 8:50 am

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    The terrorist attack took place on the one year anniversary of the March 2016 Brussels Massacre.

    But Muslim social media was abuzz with anti-white anger after Pakistan media reported that a sporting hero was stopped and questioned by the immigration officials at London’s Heathrow airport on Wednesday.

    The young Pakistan cricket player Mohammad Amir and his wife were held up at the UK border for questioning, but the Pakistani sporting sensation Amir took to Twitter to quash rumours that he had faced a tough time at border control after reaching London, according to the Hindustan Times.

    British police have made several arrests in the city of Birmingham, in a Muslim area believed to be linked with the London terror attack, according to Sky sources.

    An grey SUV drove over Westminster Bridge in London knocking down and killing several pedestrians. Victims were said to have been left scattered in the road, with some reportedly floating in the River Thames

    The knifeman, described as a dark “middle-aged and Asian” then ran into the grounds of Parliament where he reportedly stabbed a police officer after the vehicle crashed into a barrier wall. He was shot by armed officers.

    Parliament was suspended and the Prime Minister, Theresa May, was rushed from the scene in an unmarked police car. May, who was bundled into a silver Jaguar and rushed from the scene, said it was “no accident” the terrorist struck “in the heart of our capital”.

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