MP Jo Cox was attacked, shot and critically injured

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At least a dozen police vehicles have circled the roads into Market Street with at least 20 police officers. Ms Cox was elected to the seat of Batley and Spen at the last general election in 2015. A 52-year-old man was arrested in connection with the attack, police say. Multiple British news organizations are reporting that a witness at the scene heard Cox’s attacker shout: “Britain first.” David Cameron, the British prime minister, says he’s canceling his visit to Gibraltar. Both of the main groups in the “Brexit” debate have suspended their campaigns in response to the attack on Cox. West Yorkshire Police said in a tweet: “We are aware of a serious incident ongoing in Birstall. Details will be released in the press in due

 

UPDATE
Jo Cox died.

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