Islamophobia on rise after London Bridge terror attack, say Police
Mosques have been targeted after the London and Manchester terror attacks
Islamophobic hate crimes have increased five-fold in London since the weekend London Bridge attack claimed by the Islamic State terrorist group that killed eight people, Scotland Yard figures revealed today (8). Twenty such crimes directed at Muslims were handled by the Metropolitan Police on Tuesday (6), compared with a daily average for 2017 of 3.5. The force also recorded an overall increase in the number of racist incidents in the British capital in the days after three terror suspects identified as Pakistan-born British citizen Khuram Shazad Butt, Moroccan-origin Rachid Redouane and Moroccon-Italian Yousef Zaghba rammed a high-speed van into pedestrians…
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