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Several injured after car ploughs into pedestrians in London

SEVERAL INJURED AFTER CAR PLOUGHS INTO PEDESTRIANS IN LONDON

Multiple people are believed to have been injured after a car steered into pedestrians outside London's Natural History Museum on Saturday.

London police said that a man was detained at the scene and described the incident as a collision, adding that he motive for the incident was under investigation.

Media sources reported that several people suffered minor injuries in the incident.

The crash happened at 2:20 p.m. on a day when the central London museum is usually teeming with pedestrians including international tourists. Photographs showed a dented silver car and a man being pinned to the ground outside the museum.

The London Ambulance Service was responding to the incident.

Police said more details would be released later. There was no immediate statement on the number or severity of the injuries.

London's official terrorist threat level has been set at "severe," indicating an attack is highly likely.

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