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London Attack Coverage Prompted Riots Against a Pakistani Newspaper

Tributes placed by the southern end of London Bridge in London, Monday, Dec. 2, 2019. London Bridge reopened to cars and…

A U.K-based correspondent for Dawn, Pakistan’s main English language newspaper, filed a story on the terror attack last Friday in London and her choice of words triggered criticism by several Pakistani government authorities.

The attacker, Usman Khan, 28, a British citizen whose family originates from Pakistan, put on a fake suicide vest on Friday and started attacking people with knives before he was confronted by bystanders and shot dead by police officers near London Bridge. He stabbed five people, two of whom died later of the wounds sustained in the attack.

The reporter’s identification of the attacker as a British citizen of read more >>>

Source:: VOANews.Com