Labour MP Jo Cox attacked by man yelling ‘Britain first’
Labour MP Jo Cox has been shot by an unknown attacker at her parliamentary surgery:
Labour MP Jo Cox has been shot and injured in an attack in her constituency near Leeds.
An eyewitness said the 41-year-old mother of two was left lying bleeding on the pavement after the incident in Birstall, West Yorkshire.
The attack took place near the town’s library where she held advice surgeries.
Ms Cox’s condition is unknown.
Some witnesses at the scene are claiming that the man who shot Ms Cox shouted “Britain First”.
She is alive:
An eyewitness said the 41-year-old mother of two was left lying in a pool of blood on the pavement after her assailant struck in Birstall, West Yorkshire.
Hichem Ben Abdallah said: “He was kicking her as she was lying on the floor.”
He said that after a bystander intervened, the attacker produced a gun, stepped back and shot her twice.