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Man douses himself in liquid near UK Houses of Parliament
Police in London have detained a man near the Houses of Parliament after he doused himself in what appeared to be flammable liquid. (File photo AFP)

Police in London have detained a man near the Houses of Parliament after he doused himself in what appeared to be flammable liquid.


The Metropolitan Police say in a tweet Tuesday that the man was detained in Parliament Square at 10:45 a.m. (0945 GMT). No injuries were reported and London Ambulance Service personnel were at the scene.


The man is currently being assessed by paramedics.