Terrorist attack in Britain
London (Britain) – UK Conservative MP David Amess was stabbed to death in the Belfairs Methodist Church in Leigh-on- Sea, east of London on 15th October. The incident took place when he was in a meeting with constituents.
This is horrifying – and so shocking.
There have now been two MPs murdered in the UK in five years. https://t.co/km7fPek8sw
— Colette Browne (@colettebrowne) October 15, 2021
London Police have declared the incident as a terrorist attack. The Police have taken the accused into custody and seized a knife from him. The Counter-Terrorism Policing Unit is leading the investigation of the attack. 69-year-old Amess had represented his constituency since 1997. In 2016, Labour MP Jo Cox was also stabbed to death in his constituency. MPs were also attacked in 2010 and 2000.