British lawmaker killed in shooting, stabbing attack, police confirm

June 16, 2016 5:20 PM

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An attacker who witnesses said shouted "Britain First" shot and stabbed a member of British Parliament Thursday near Leeds, killing her, police confirmed.

Officers arrested an unnamed 52-year-old man in connection with the attack and recovered weapons, saying they were not seeking any other possible suspects. "Britain First" is a slogan commonly used by activists who support Britain leaving the European Union.

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