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Kuwaiti embassy in London issues alert amid spate of acid attacks

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#Kuwait’s embassy in the United Kingdom has called on its citizens to be vigilant in the wake of a terrifying wave of acid attacks, The embassy urged Kuwaiti nationals to stay away from dark and remote corners near major tourist attractions, where highly trained henchmen operate, read a statement by the embassy on Thursday.
It also advised Kuwaitis not to carry valuables in public and to dial 02075903400 in case of any emergencies. According to authorities, the number of acid attacks in London alone has shot up to 431 incidents over the past year, the equivalent to one every 20 hours.

London Mosque Attacker: ‘I want to kill all Muslims’

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UK: The driver of the van that plowed into worshippers leaving a mosque in London was ranting and raving about wanting to take lives screaming, “I’m going to kill all Muslims,” a witness says. all victims were Muslims, said British police.
This heinous act of terrorism will be thoroughly investigated and security will be tightened around London, mainly near mosques, Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick said in a statement.
“London is a city of many faiths and many nationalities. An attack on one community is an attack on all of us,” she added.
On her part, British Home Department Secretary Amber Rudd said London is dealing with the incident as a terrorist attack and will exert further efforts to protect mosques.

UK raises terror threat, believes another attack may be imminent

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#UK Salman Abedi, the 22-year-old suicide bomber who carried out the attack at Manchester Arena on Monday night, was radicalised during trips to Syria and was known to British intelligence services. He left the UK for a period of time, reportedly to Libya, but returned just days before the attack.
British Prime Minister Theresa May said Tuesday night that the government had raised its terrorism threat level to critical the highest level meaning that another attack may be imminent even as the country mourned the victims of the Manchester bombing.