Islamic State group claims London attack: IS-linked agency

Police block access to Westminster Bridge and the Houses of Parliament in London, on March 23, 2017

The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for an attack in London that killed three people, the Amaq propaganda agency linked to the jihadist organisation said on Thursday.

"The perpetrator of yesterday's attack in front of the British parliament was a soldier of the Islamic State and the operation was carried out in response to calls to target coalition countries," Amaq said citing a "security source."