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Man armed with sword held at Buckingham Palace

The man was believed to have a sword and two officers were injured when restraining the suspect.

world Updated: Aug 26, 2017 08:50 IST
Press Trust of India
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Press Trust of India, London
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A police cordon outside Buckingham Palace where a man has been arrested after an incident, in London.(AP)

A man has been arrested after he attacked police officers outside Buckingham Palace in London on Saturday.

The man was believed to have a sword and two officers were injured when restraining the suspect.

Queen Elizabeth II was not in residence at her palace when the incident took place.

“Officers are on scene at the Mall outside Buckingham Palace. A man has been arrested on suspicion of GBH (grievous bodily harm) and assault on police,” the Metropolitan Police said in on Twitter.

Pictures on social media show police cars and a police cordon surrounding the area.

First Published: Aug 26, 2017 08:49 IST