British MP fatally shot on village street

June 16, 2016 6:05 PM

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British MP fatally shot on village street

BIRSTALL, England — Jo Cox, a young Labour member of the British parliament, died Thursday after being shot and stabbed repeatedly on the street in a village in northern England where she was meeting with local constituents.

The 41-year-old mother of two was left bleeding on the pavement here in Birstall, 200 miles north of London. She was airlifted to a local hospital where she died about an hour after the shooting. A 77-year-old man was injured in the incident.

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