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Knife attacker under police guard
London

Knife attacker under police guard

Knife attacker under police guard News Desk: A crazed knife attacker who beheaded an 82-year-old grandmother after killing a pet cat remains in hospital under police guard as officers wait to question him. The 25-year-old murdered Palmira Silva in Edmonton, north London yesterday, after going on the rampage through back gardens ranting about cats. Police were forced to stage a dramatic evacuation operation to save neighbours, and an armed squad Tasered the knifeman as he struggled against officers, leaving one with a broken wrist. Today staff in shops near the cafe that the Italian pensioner ran were stunned by news of her death. Silva's Cafe in Church Street, near Edmonton Green station, was shuttered up as local people tried to come to terms with the tragedy. Dilek Solma, 19, w...
Man shot dead by police in London
London

Man shot dead by police in London

Man Shot Dead By Police In Knife Incident Police have shot dead a man who was threatening a woman with a knife at a house in London, Scotland Yard said.The incident happened at a property in Islington and it is understood the man and the woman knew each other.A statement from the Metropolitan Police said the woman was unharmed and is being treated for shock. The man was treated at the scene in Shepperton Road but died on the way to hospital. Police had sent a negotiator to the scene at 11.19pm on Thursday following reports the man had broken into a house. Rosa Whiteread, 28, a primary school teacher who lives in the street, said: "I was asleep and I heard shouting - it woke me up. It must have been around 12.30 at night. "I looked out of the window and I saw lots of ...