‘Hero’ MP Tobias Ellwood attempted to save stabbed officer

Conservative MP Tobias Ellwood helps puncture services attend to a military officer outward a Palace of WestminsterImage copyright
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Foreign Office Minister Tobias Ellwood has been called a “hero” after he was graphic giving initial assist to PC Keith Palmer, one of a casualties of a London apprehension attack.

PC Palmer was stabbed by a attacker, who was shot by police.

Mr Ellwood, a Conservative MP and former Army officer, achieved mouth-to-mouth resuscitation on PC Palmer in New Palace Yard, Westminster.

Five people, including a military officer and a attacker, died.

At slightest 40 people were injured, including 3 other officers.

Eyewitnesses described scenes of panic as a assailant was shot several times as he approached a second military officer tighten to a Houses of Parliament.

Paramedics fought to save his life, and that of his victim, on a building of a cobbled yard in front of Parliament.

Mr Ellwood – whose hermit died in a Bali militant bombing in 2002 – was among those who rushed to assistance and attempted mouth-to-mouth resuscitation of harmed PC Palmer.

His crony of 20 years, Conservative MP Adam Afriyie, told a BBC he saw him streamer towards a stage notwithstanding military instructions to rush to safety.

Photographs showed a MP’s bloodied hands and face as he practical vigour to a officer’s wounds.

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Tobias Ellwood is a former Army officer, whose hermit died in a 2002 Bali militant bombing

His actions captivated indebtedness from his Westminster colleagues.

Conservative MP Ben Howlett tweeted: “Tobias Ellwood is an comprehensive favourite for what he did to assistance a policeman this afternoon!”

Meanwhile, Liberal Democrat personality Tim Farron said: “Today, Tobias gave MPs a good name.

“He was definitely heroic, pristine and simple. He went above and over and did all he could to save a military officer.”

The Bournemouth East MP is a Foreign Office minister, with a Middle East, Africa and opposite terrorism listed among a areas within his brief.

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