British Lawmaker’s Killing Highlights Continued Terrorism Challenge in U.K.

Elvera Bartels

LONDON—The lethal stabbing of a British lawmaker in a suspected terrorist attack on Friday shook the British political establishment and highlighted the ongoing problems governments experience from lone-wolf extremists armed with standard weapons.

On Saturday, law enforcement searched two houses in London as they sought to identify the motives of a twenty five-year-previous gentleman who allegedly stabbed lawmaker

David Amess

as he held a meeting with constituents in his district just east of the capital.

The British national is now in custody just after currently being arrested at the web site of the attack on suspicion of murder. The U.K. counterterror unit mentioned in a assertion early Saturday it wasn’t trying to find any other suspects and that preliminary findings suggest “a potential commitment connected to Islamist extremism.”

Key Minister

Boris Johnson

on Saturday early morning laid bouquets at the Methodist church the place the sixty nine-year-previous Mr. Amess was

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