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Britain's House of Commons suspended after 'sounds like gunfire' heard nearby

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LONDON (AP) -- A session of Britain's House of Commons has been suspended as witnesses reported hearing sounds like gunfire nearby -- and a UK minster says an alleged assailant has been shot by police.

The Commons' speaker suspended the session as police responded to an incident.

Journalists at the Parliament building said they were told to stay in their offices.

The Press Association news agency reported that two people were seen lying within the grounds of Parliament.

Police had no immediate confirmation.

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