Gulf Today Report
British police and media reports said that Conservative lawmaker David Amess was stabbed during a meeting with constituents in eastern England on Friday. A man has been arrested.
Essex Police did not name the dead man, but the stabbing victim was widely named as Conservative lawmaker David Amess.
Amess was attacked at Belfairs Methodist Church in Leigh-on-Sea.
The man was arrested at the site.
Local media reported that the man arrested over stabbing is being held on suspicion of murder.
According to Sky News, a man walked into his constituency surgery and stabbed Amess multiple times.
Essex Police said on Twitter, “A man's been arrested following an incident in #LeighonSea.
“We were called to reports of a stabbing in Eastwood Rd North shortly after 12.05pm.”
In a statement issued today, the Ministry affirmed the UAE's solidarity with the UK against all forms of violence, terrorism, and extremism that contravene human values and principles, stressing its rejection of terrorism in all of its manifestations.
The 27-year-old suspect was detained in Selly Oak area of the city at 4 a.m., West Midlands police said.
Detectives said they were not, for now, treating Saturday’s attack in the town of Reading as terrorism, though the counterterrorism unit is supporting the investigation. They said they were keeping an "open mind” about the motive.
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Of those hurt in the accident, 138 sustained minor injuries and a further 24 were still in hospital, the health ministry said. The blast blew out the windows of several houses in the surrounding area and damaged their interiors.
The initiative is inspired by the pioneering success of Dubai Police’s Smart Police Stations (SPS), which provide security and community services around the clock, without human intervention.
The meeting addressed cooperation between the UAE and the Comoros and opportunities to advance ties in the economic, trade, investment, and development fields to achieve the aspirations of the two countries and peoples.