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Two Romanian nationals injured in London attack, rushed to hospital

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One of two Romanian nationals injured in the London terror attack on Wednesday afternoon is still in hospital in a serious medical state, while the other one has been discharged. MAE said Thursday in a press statement.

"We want to inform that one of two injured Romanian nationals is still in hospital in a serious medical state, while the other, with minor injuries, was discharged. Romania's Embassy to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is keeping in permanent touch with the family of the person in a serious medical state. The diplomatic mission continues to monitor the case, keeping in touch with the medical facility, the family of the injured and local authorities, being ready to provide consular assistance upon request," says MAE. 

Romania's Foreign Ministry (MAE) is voicing deep regret and extending condolences on the loss of human lives in a terror attack that stroke London on Wednesday, saying that the latest information from local authorities indicate that two Romanian nationals had been injured there.

The two were rushed to hospital for medical care, MAE reports in a press statement.

"In these difficult moments, the Foreign Affairs Ministry is voicing full solidarity with the British people," says MAE.

Romania's Embassy to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland continues to monitor the developments in the case, keeping in touch with the local authorities and being ready to provide consular assistance upon request, adds MAE.

MAE says Romanian nationals can ask for consular assistance by dialling the following numbers: Romania's Embassy to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland +44 20 76027328; +44 20 76029833 ; 44 20 76036694 ; 44 20 76025193, calls are redirected to the Centre for Contact and Support for Romanian Nationals Abroad (CCSCRS) and answered to by call centre operators around the clock.

Romania's Intelligence Service (SRI) has announced it is increasing security at the British Embassy in Bucharest as a standard mandatory procedure in the aftermath of Wednesday's London terror attack. 

"This is what we aim to do. We have not necessarily taken additional security measures, but we increased security as a standard mandatory procedure," say SRI officials. 

According to reports from Romania's Foreign Ministry (MAE), the latest information from local authorities indicate that two Romanian nationals had been injured in Wednesday's London terror attack and were rushed to hospital for medical care. 

Three people, including a police officer, died and at least 20 people were injured in a terror attack before the Houses of Parliament in London, while the attacker was killed, according to the AFP news agency.



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