Monday, August 8, 2011

London riot update: Third night; Hackney, Croydon, Camden, Woolrich, Bethnal Green

London burns at hands of the mob as the PM finally flies home: Gangs armed with petrol bombs and poles on THIRD night of riots and cynical looting
Prime Minister David Cameron arrives back from holiday for emergency meeting at 9am
West Ham and Charlton postpone matches as police urge football clubs to cancel London fixtures
Ballistics report on shooting of Mark Duggan expected today from Independent Police Complaints Commission
Serious violence overnight in Hackney, Croydon, Peckham and Ealing
Unrest reported in Deptford, Camden, Kensington, Lewisham, Bethnal Green and Woolwich
Three arrested of suspicion of attempted murder of police officer in early hours
Copy-cat riots reported in Birmingham, Bristol and Liverpool
Some residents forced to evacuate their homes in Clapham Junction and Hackney
Metropolitan Police use armoured vehicles to push back 150 rioters in Lavender Hill, Clapham
1,700 officers drafted in from 12 other forces
334 people arrested and 69 charged

Daily Mail

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