UK: Salih Khater, UK citizen of Sudanese origin behind Parliament car crash

The man arrested on suspicion of carrying out a terrorist attack at the UK Parliament on Tuesday has reportedly been identified as 29-year-old Salih Khater

The man, a Sudan-born British national, has been identified by a European security source, Reuters reports. It added he was not known to security services before Tuesday

The man was also identified as Khater by governmental sources, according to the BBC. RT approached the police to verify the reports, but police did not confirm

Police are searching three properties as part of their investigation into the incident – two in Birmingham and one in Nottingham

It is the second terrorist attack on the Houses of Parliament in just under 18 months. The first one in March last year claimed the lives of five people, including a police officer

In a third incident, an attempted attack was foiled when counter-terrorist officers arrested the potential attacker, who was found outside parliament in possession of three knives