U.K. Police Fire on Car That Rammed Ukrainian Envoy's Vehicle
(Bloomberg) -- London police fired at a vehicle that “deliberately rammed” into the parked car of the Ukrainian ambassador to the U.K., the Ukrainian embassy said in a statement.
When police arrived on the scene on Saturday morning, the driver steered his car at the officers, the Metropolitan Police said in a separate statement. The police arrested the man, who was not injured, after both firearms and a taser were discharged, the police said. The incident is not being treated as a terrorist attack.
Neither statement said whether Natalia Galibarenko, the Ukraine ambassador to the U.K., was in the car at the time. No staff at the embassy, which sits in a quiet residential area near Holland Park, west London, were injured, the embassy statement said.
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