“Police fired an 'unprecedented' 50 bullets to kill the three London Bridge terrorists because they believed the attackers were wearing suicide belts, the country's head of counter-terrorism said.
Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley said a member of the public also received a gunshot wound in the hail of bullets from the eight officers.
Seven people were killed and 48 injured in the attack on Saturday, with 21 fighting for their lives in hospital.
Twelve people have been arrested in connection with the atrocity after an armed raid in Barking, East London. A further raid has also taken place in East Ham.” - The Telegraph
It is Ramadan, one of Islam’s holiest times of the year: Muslims fast, pray, contemplate God – Allah – study the Quran, practice charity and generosity. To commit such cruel, violence upon the innocent would be sacrilegious to Islam. - (some information from Vox Explainers) (edited 6/6)
“Muslims are also instructed to refrain from sinful behavior that may negate the reward of fasting, such as false speech (insulting, backbiting, cursing, lying, etc.) and fighting except in self-defense.” - Wikipedia
I'm sorry for the British people's loss, for the continuing tragic mass murders of the innocent... (6/9/17)
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