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UK MP stabbed to death in church: 'Islamist extremism' say cops

Published on Oct 16, 2021 11:53 PM IST

As United Kingdom comes to terms with the shocking murder in public of Parliamentarian Sir David Amess, police said that the incident was being seen as a terrorist attack. Investigators are drawing an 'Islamist extremism' link to the case which saw the lawmaker being stabbed to death in a church in Leigh-on-Sea during his fortnightly consultation with constituents. In a show of unity, Prime Minister Boris Johnson and opposition leader Keir Starmer laid flowers at the scene to honour Amess. Watch the full video for more.

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