Labor MP Jo Cox Shot and stabbed in Birstall, Leeds

British Labor MP Jo Cox, the MP for Batley and Spen, stabbed 3 times with foot-long knife shot in Birstall, Leeds, she is in a critical condition. She has been taken by helicopter to Leeds general infirmary.

After several witness claimed that Jo Cox’s attacker repeatedly shouted “Britain First”, Paul Golding – the leader of the far-right Britain First party – reiterated the claims are currently “unsubstantiated”.

As per a witness, Three times she was shot, the initial time which then she dropped to the floor and two more times. The third time he got close proximity he shot her round the head area. In the meantime he was stabbing her as well, he was stabbing her with his knife.

There was a guy on the other side, hurrying down the street. He looked old and had his face down and then I saw he was holding a gun in his hand. People were chasing him and he disappeared into a side street.

52-year-old man was arrested in the area by police.

Jo Cox, 41, was elected as Batley & Spen MP with a majority of 6,057 votes. Born in Heckmondwike, and a graduate of Cambridge University, she was head of policy for Oxfam – and a prominent anti-slavery campaigner – before entering politics at a national level.

David Cameron said, It’s right that all campaigning has been stopped after the terrible attack on Jo Cox. I won’t go ahead with tonight’s rally in Gibraltar.