Armed police opened fire on a car that drove into the Ukrainian ambassador’s official vehicle in London on Saturday morning.
The incident occurred outside the Ukrainian embassy in Holland Park, Kensington.
A spokesman for the Ukrainian embassy, said an unknown vehicle had crashed into the car used for official duties by Natalia Galibarenko, the Ukrainian Ambassador, this morning and the man inside posed a threat that required British police to fire an unknown number of shots at the car.
The spokesman said that contrary to some reports in the media no shots were fired from the car.
It is not known if the man in the car was wounded, but he was eventually removed from the vehicle and detained by police.