Saturday, 15 June 2019

"Khan is a disaster" - Trump blast London Mayor following violent attacks in the city that left three dead

United President Donald Trump has called for the removal of Mayor of London, Sadig Khan, following violent attacks in the Britain's capital that has left at least three dead and several others injured in the space of 24 hours.

BBC report that an 18-year-old boy was stabbed to death at about 16:42 BST on Friday in Wandsworth, south London.

Police were called minutes later, at 16:54, to Plumstead, south-east London, where a 19-year-old boy was shot dead.

A man in his 30s then died after he was stabbed in Tower Hamlets on Saturday afternoon.

In the early hours of Saturday two men were stabbed in Clapham and another was stabbed in Brixton.

Six males - aged between 16 and 19 - have been arrested on suspicion of the murder of the teenager in Wandsworth, who died from stab wounds in Deeside Road.

After the shooting in a car park in Hartville Road in Plumstead, three boys aged 16 and 17 and a 17-year-old girl were arrested on suspicion of murder.

Police were also called to a fight on Bedford Road near Clapham North Tube station in south-west London at 03:22, where two men suffered slash and stab wounds.

Four men have been arrested - two for violent disorder, one for carrying a bladed instrument and the other for possession of a Taser.

At 04:00 police were called by the ambulance service after an altercation at a pub in Coldharbour Lane in Brixton, south London, where two men were injured.

One was stabbed and remains in hospital while the other received minor injuries.

Officers later attended a crime scene in Alton Street, Tower Hamlets, just before 14:00 BST where a man in his 30s, was pronounced dead at the scene after suffering stab wounds.

The deaths take the total number of murders in London in 2019 to 56.

This time last year there had been 77 homicides, 48 of which were stabbings.

Reacting to the latest attacks, Trump described Khan as a disaster, saying that London needs a new mayor immediately.

"LONDON needs a new mayor ASAP. Khan is a disaster - will only get worse!," Trump tweeted

Khan has also reacted to the kiling, saying he was "sickened".


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