English Member of Parliament Killed In Street
Shocking News in England, UK
An MP, (Member of Parliament) has been shot and stabbed in the street in England. She was attacked outside a library where she had been holding meetings (a help session) with her constituents. A man approached her in the street outside, and allegedly stabbed her, kicked her as she was lying on the ground, then pulled a gun and shot her!
The alleged assailant is said to have shouted "Britain First" as he killed her. This is the name of a right wing party in Britain that does not want any EU migration into Britain, doesn't want to accept any refugees from conflict zones either and is campaigning to leave the EU. The party has denied having anything to do with this.
Referendum campaigning is over
The UK goes to the polls on June 23rd to vote in a referendum on whether the UK should stay in the European Union or exit. While the referendum will still take place, all campaigning for it has been stopped.
Family Left Behind
The MP was called Jo Cox, who represented a Yorkshire constituency and was born and bred there. She leaves behind her husband and two young children.
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