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Teenager dead and man injured in North Woolwich shootings
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April 8, 2017 A teenager has died and a man, thought to be in his 20s, is injured after they were shot near London City Airport. The boy, thought to be aged in his mid-teens, was discovered by police in Roebourne Way, North Woolwich, on Friday at about 22:45 BST.
Teenager dead and man injured in North Woolwich shootings
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April 8, 2017 A teenager has died and a man, thought to be in his 20s, is injured after they were shot near London City Airport. The boy, thought to be aged in his mid-teens, was discovered by police in Roebourne Way, North Woolwich, on Friday at about 22:45 BST.
BBC News - Woolwich murder probe: Three more arrests
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May 25, 2013 Three further arrests have been made in connection with the murder of off-duty soldier Lee Rigby, police have said. The Met said counter terrorism officers arrested three men, aged 21, 24 and 28, on Saturday evening on suspicion of conspiracy to commit ...
BBC News - Extremism taskforce to be set up after Woolwich
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May 25, 2013 A top level taskforce is to be set up in the wake of the killing of a soldier in Woolwich to "look again" at the government's strategy for dealing with radicalisation and extremism. The special committee, to be chaired by the prime minister, will ...
BBC News - Woolwich attack: Online posts over Lee Rigby killing sparks charges
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May 25, 2013 A backlash of anger following the killing of Drummer Lee Rigby has led to several people facing charges over comments posted on social media sites. Incidents have been reported to police across England with arrests in Lincoln, Bristol, Woking, Hastings ...
BBC News - Woolwich murder sparks anti-Muslim backlash
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May 25, 2013 There has been a large increase in anti-Muslim incidents since the murder of Drummer Lee Rigby in Woolwich, an inter-faith charity has said. Faith Matters, which runs a helpline, said they had received 162 calls since Wednesday's attack, up from a ...
BBC News - Woolwich: The investigation
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May 24, 2013 It's not clear exactly when he became involved in radical Islamist causes, but the BBC has established that as recently as a month ago he was seen handing out leaflets and preaching in one of Woolwich's main shopping streets. He used to associate with ...
BBC News - Woolwich aftermath as it happened
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May 24, 2013 Communities Secretary Eric Pickles tells BBC News that as a free society the UK is "particularly vulnerable" to the kind of attack seen in Woolwich. He defends the security services, who have been "very successful at stopping a number of similar plots ...
BBC News - Woolwich murder: Government defends security services
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May 23, 2013 The government has defended security services against criticism they missed signs which might have helped prevent the murder of a soldier in London. The UK's security services face a Commons inquiry after it was confirmed the two men arrested over the ...
London Attack Arrests: 2 More Suspects Detained In Relation To Woolwich Soldier Murder
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May 23, 2013 A tent is erected near the scene of an attack in Woolwich southeast London Wednesday, May, 22, 2013. A British official says a violent attack near a London barracks is being investigated as a possible terrorist act. Police said two men attacked another ...
BBC News - Woolwich attack: Lee Rigby named as victim
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May 23, 2013 The soldier killed in an attack in London has been named as Drummer Lee Rigby of the 2nd Battalion the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers. Drummer Rigby, 25, from Manchester, leaves behind a two-year-old son. Two suspects shot by police after Wednesday's ...
London Anti-Islamist Protests Flare Following Woolwich Attack
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May 23, 2013 Eyewitnesses to the horrific London attack described how the two suspects set upon a man in the street in broad daylight with knives and a gun. They then stayed at the scene, asking passers-by to photograph and film them. Armed police shot and wounded ...
BBC News - Woolwich mourns murdered soldier
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May 23, 2013 As the BBC watched, young mother Katie Aouinti added a bouquet to the pile. She said: " I didn't know him, but it's so sad. I wasn't able to sleep last night. Everybody loves the soldiers around here. "Every time they go past my kids say 'look it's the ...
BBC News - Woolwich murder: Who are the suspects?
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May 23, 2013 More details have begun to emerge about the two men arrested over the brutal murder of a soldier in a street in Woolwich, south-east London. Sources have confirmed to the BBC that both were known to the security services prior to the attack. Police ...
London attack: police make two further arrests after Woolwich killing
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May 23, 2013 He said: "Whatever these people hoped to achieve, they've not changed London." • Barack Obama has condemned the attack, describing it as an horrific act: "The United States stands resolute with the United Kingdom, our ally and friend, against violent ...
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