Protester targets convoy with Boris Johnson's car

Boris Johnson's car was involved in a minor collision with a security vehicle after a protester targeted the convoy outside parliament, news wires reported.

Video footage showed a man running in the road outside the Palace of Westminster as Johnson left through the gates following prime minister's questions on Wednesday. The lead car was forced to stop to avoid the protester, who had been demonstrating about Turkish action against Kurdish rebels, prompting an escort vehicle to shunt into the back of Johnson's car. The vehicles then drove off, with a dent clearly visible in the back of the prime minister's Jaguar. The protester was detained by police and taken into the Palace of Westminster by officers.

Downing Street confirmed the prime minister was inside the car at the time of the incident. Nobody was injured.

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