French FM visits school pupils seriously injured in London attack


France's foreign minister Jean-Marc Ayrault flew to London on Thursday where he visited three French school pupils who were seriously injured when they were struck by a vehicle driven at high speed into pedestrians crossing Westminster Bridge on Wednesday, in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group.

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The mother of a French teenager wounded in the attack on Westminster thought for an hour that he was dead before hearing that he had been injured, it emerged on Thursday, reports The Guardian.