British MP dead after shooting attack

Friday, 17 June 2016 - 8:33

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A British MP has died after she was shot and stabbed in a "horrific" assault in her constituency.

Jo Cox, Labour MP for Batley and Spen, was left bleeding on the ground after the attack in Birstall, West Yorkshire.

A man was arrested nearby.

One eyewitness said they heard her attacker shout "put Britain first" at least twice beforehand.

Tributes flooded in from politicians including David Cameron, Jeremy Corbyn and US Secretary of State John Kerry.

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