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Monday, August 07, 2017 

London experiences acid terror

Since the horrifying terrorist attacks in the UK a few months ago involving cars, knives and at least one suicide bombing, there's also been acid attacks occurring, and it's gone up to more horrifiying levels:
A burns surgeon who treats many acid attack victims coming out of East London has suggested that the proliferation of such crimes is now at epidemic levels.

Dr Martin Niall, a burn surgeon at Mid-Essex Hospital, told National Public Radio (NPR) in the U.S. that acid attacks in Britain “are now at levels that one of my colleagues described as epidemic”.

He added: “Everyone, ourselves included, has been shocked by this emerging threat to public health.”

In terms of attacks per head of population, London is now the acid attack capital of the world, with a 74 per cent rise in assaults — from 261 to 454 — between 2015 and 2016.

Hundreds of attacks have already been logged for the first few months of 2017. Twelve people suffered burns and in some cases lost their vision after an attack in a Hackney nightclub at Easter, and two moped-mounted teens attacked five people around London in under 90 minutes in a July crime spree.
It's clear they're now experiencing terror in one of the worst ways. All courtesy of a government that's got no will to fight to stop it.

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