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British police say murder of lawmaker declared as a terrorist incident

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A vigil is held for MP David Amess who was stabbed during constituency surgery, at Saint Peter's Catholic Church in Leigh-on-Sea, Britain October 15, 2021. REUTERS/Tony O'Brien

Oct 16 (Reuters) - The Metropolitan Police has said that the murder of British lawmaker David Amess in Essex on Friday has been declared as a terrorist incident, with the investigation being led by its Terrorism Command.

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Reporting by Bhargav Acharya in Bengaluru; Editing by Sandra Maler

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