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[국제]British Conservative MP stabbed to death at constituency event

A British Conservative MP was stabbed to death by a gunman at a meeting with local residents.

Foreign media such as the BBC reported that on the 15th local time, Conservative Representative David Aimes was stabbed to death while attending a regular event to meet with residents in his constituency.

At the time of the crime, Senator Aimes was meeting with a resident at a church in the Southend West of Essex, a constituency, when the suspect entered the church and was said to have wielded a weapon.

Police arrested a 25-year-old male suspect at the scene and are investigating the exact motive for the crime.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he was “deeply shocked and heartbroken” and mourned “Aimes was a beloved friend and colleague.”

In the UK, Labor MP Jo Cox was shot and killed by a far-right man while campaigning against the EU exit in 2016 ahead of the UK referendum to leave the EU.

YTN Park Kyung-seok ([email protected])

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