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Reports: knife attack on British Tory MPs

2021-10-15T14:10:47.269Z

According to several media reports, there was a knife attack on Friday during a citizens' clinic in Essex, UK.



According to several media reports, there was a knife attack on Friday during a citizens' clinic in Essex, UK.

Leigh-on-Sea - As the dpa reports with reference to the news channel Sky News, a member of the conservative ruling party in Great Britain was the victim of a knife attack.

Accordingly, the Tory MP David Amess was at a public consultation in his constituency when the attack happened.

After knife attack on British MPs: health unclear

The attacker stabbed the 69-year-old several times, but initially nothing is known about his health.

However, Essex police said a man had been arrested after reports of a knife attack.

Accordingly, no further suspects are being sought.

The case brings back memories of the murder of Labor MP Jo Cox in 2016. The 41-year-old was also attacked during a public consultation in her own constituency.

She died of the injuries, the perpetrator was a right-wing extremist.

The murder occurred a few weeks before the Brexit referendum.

(leb / dpa)

Source: merkur

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