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Wednesday’s UK News Briefing – Refugee school closed, Iranian retaliation & London Bridge attack’s

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In today’s briefing update, we discover the jury’s findings over the killing of three terrorists during the London Bridge attacks.

We find out what the Iranian Supreme Leader has said about the UK’s seizure of the Iranian oil tanker- Grace 1, ahead of the deployment of more UK vessels. 

Next, we head to Almondbury school, which hit the headlines 9 months ago following an attack on a Syrian refugee pupil, and find out why the secondary school is being scrapped.

All in today’s UK news briefing – A daily roundup of all the news headlines that you need to know, summarised as part of WTX News Briefing. 

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LONDON BRIDGE TERRORISTS WERE LAWFULLY KILLED, SAYS JURY

The Guardian leads with the findings of an inquest jury over the killing of three terrorists. The Jury has said the three terrorists were lawfully shot dead by officers during the London Bridge rampage in 2017. The attack killed eight people in what The Guardian describes as “ten minutes of carnage.” london bridge terrorists were lawfully shot dead

The jury heard evidence that the terrorists ignored clear warning shouts and continued to charge at the armed police. Firing continued after the three terrorists were down due to fear that they were wearing suicide vests and movement suggested they were still trying to detonate them. 

The three armed officers were praised by The City of London police commander, Karen Baxter: “On their arrival, they stopped the threat within 10 seconds which undoubtedly saved the lives of others.”

Read the full story on The Guardian

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IRAN’S SUPREME LEADER VOWS RETALIATION OVER UK SEIZURE OF IRANIAN OIL TANKER

The Independent reports, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has vowed to retaliate following the recent seizure of an Iranian oil tanker – Grace 1. The ship was seized with the help of British Marines after suspicions the tanker was violating EU sanctions. irans supreme leader vows to retaliate over the capture of Grace 1

Khamenei has said the seizure is an act of “piracy” and added: “God willing, the Islamic Republic and its committed forces will not leave the evil without a response.” 

His threat came as the Ministry of Defence announced it will deploy two further vessels to the Persian Gulf.

 Read the full story on The Independent

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REFUGEE ATTACK SCHOOL TO BE SCRAPPED

BBC News follows the story of Almondbury school which is set to scrap its secondary education. The school has been under scrutiny since footage of a Syrian refugee being attacked by fellow pupils was released in November. school set to close, 9 months after syrian refugee teenager was beaten

The closure will affect around 300 children, a petition rejecting the plans has been signed by 1,250 people. The closure has been attributed to low pupil numbers and a poor Ofsted inspection. The closure of the secondary school is due to start in Septemeber 2020. 

Read the full story on BBC News

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