http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-22630303A man has died and two are injured after police responded to a reported machete attack in south-east London.
The government is reported to be treating the assault as a suspected terrorist incident and the prime minister said it was "truly shocking".
Eyewitnesses said a man was brutally attacked in a Woolwich street by two men who were later shot by officers.
Local MP Nick Raynsford said the dead man was a soldier at Woolwich barracks but this has not been confirmed.
Home Secretary Theresa May has summoned a meeting of the government's emergency response committee Cobra to assess the incident.