UK lawmaker David Amess reportedly stabbed multiple times

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UK lawmaker David Amess reportedly stabbed multiple times

A British politician was reportedly stabbed multiple times Friday in a church at his regular meeting of constituents.

David Amess, a lawmaker in British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party, was attacked by a man who walked into the meeting in the church in Essex, Sky News said.

The 69-year-old Member of Parliament was stabbed multiple times and was being treated at the scene, Sky said, stressing that his condition is unclear.

David Amess, a lawmaker in British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party, was attacked.
David Amess, a lawmaker in British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party, was attacked.
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Armed police swooped on the church following the attack at around 1 p.m. UK time, The Sun said.

Amess had been holding a routine meeting with constituents, which he promoted on Twitter.

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