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Three hospitalised after drive-by shooting in Leyton

Three hospitalised after drive-by shooting in Leyton

Breaking News, News, Society, UK, UK
Words: Delmar Terblanche Subbing: Etienne Fermie Three men have been hospitalised after a violent incident in Leyton last night. Two are being treated for gunshot injuries, while a third has suffered a broken leg after a car was driven at him. Emergency services were called to Lea Bridge Road in Leyton at 2:30AM last night, and discovered the suspects had fled in a silver car. One gunshot victim is in his 40s, while the other two men are in their mid 20s. Their age matches an increasing trend of violent crime among young Londoners, especially males. The rise in violent crime has been significant enough that London’s murder rate has surpassed New York’s for the first time in decades.The latest figures from the Metropolitan Police show that an estimated 70 people were killed on
Mass Shooting In The US Leaves 14 Dead

Mass Shooting In The US Leaves 14 Dead

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Heavily armed shooters killed 14 people and injured more than a dozen at holiday gathering in San Bernardino, California on 2 December. The suspects were killed in a gun battle with the police but the investigation is still ongoing. Words: Mariya Savova, Subeditor: Daisy Greenaway The shooters, wearing military-style clothing and armed with long guns, stormed into the Inland Regional Center in the city of San Bernardino, California, where county employees were holding a social event. Witnesses said that people locked themselves in offices as soon as they heard the gunfire. 14 people were confirmed dead and 21 were wounded, making this the deadliest mass shooting in the US in the past three years. Both suspects were killed four hours after the attack, following a shootout with po
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