UK says will beef up security after MP killed

Publication date 17 October 2021 | 20:53 | ICT

Britain's interior minister on Sunday said security for Members of Parliament (MP) would be beefed up, after a lawmaker was stabbed to death as he held a public meeting with constituents, in the second such attack in five years.



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