Westminster Suddenly Become Silent

After the terrorist attacks on Wednesday, March 22, the area is always crowded by tourists

River of Thames in front of the Big Ben, London - Image credit P Djayasupena

Terror attacks in London, England, precisely at a location crowded with tourists, unanticipated events, terrorist attacks that brought many of the victims, four (later five - latest news) killed and 40 others injured after being hit and stabbed in an attack to the public.

City residents was shocked, citing the site CNN Indonesia, March 23, originated from across Westminster Bridge, in the shadow of Big Ben, a magnet for millions of tourists and stood in the complex of Houses of Parliament, London hallmark.

The area around Westminster Bridge visited by around 1.4 million tourists in 2015 (British Tourism Board), other than that where attractions such as Big Ben, the Cathedral, Buckingham Palace and the London Eye make tourists arriving from noon till night.

UK tourism was pleased with the development of regional travel, 70 percent of government revenue also comes from the hectic of city tourists visit.

I think you know the tourist hubbub in the region, from Westminster Station, travelers only have to walk a bit towards Westminster Bridge.

The strategic location and preferred by tourists, they will take advantage of the three buildings at the same background, the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben and the London Eye.

Always plenty of exciting moments you can use, traffic around, city buses are milling, Thames River swift and the crowds of tourists who also took the best photo moments in the vicinity.

Westminster area before - Image credit P Djayasupena

All are now gone, lost and according to authorities, London Metropolitan Police stated that the Westminster area temporarily closed until an unspecified time.

James, one of the medical staff at Guy's and St Thomas's Hospital Trust interview with CNN Indonesia on Thursday, March 23, said that all the victims have been handled properly.

"This incident is very hurt me and other London residents, but we are confident we will soon rise from this fear."

Westminster Bridge is no longer like the other day, one of the roads that are favored by city dwellers, they often through at any time. The terrorist attacks on Wednesday has made no longer the same.

Source: Ardita Mustafa - CNN Indonesia
Image: P Djayasupena


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