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What's up with the ACID ATTACKS in London??

Nine people, including two children and three police officers, have been injured after a suspected acid attack in London.

A woman and her two young children were the suspected victims of the attack, as a man is believed to have thrown a corrosive substance over them on a road near Clapham Common.

A witness reported that the mother screamed “my eyes” and “police” after she was attacked with the substance.

The witness told The Sun that the mother, along with her children, had been in a car with a man. The pair got out of the vehicle and began fighting on the street.

The man then allegedly returned to the car and attempted to run the woman over.

The witness said: “There was a little baby girl banging on the door on the dad’s side, the lady was crying, screaming “my eyes, police”.

“He opened the door, took out the baby and banged her against the ground twice”.

Another witness told the BBC that the mother cried “I can’t see, I can’t see” as he tried to help her. “It was quite horrific,” he added.

Police were called to the scene on Lessar Avenue at around 7.25pm on Wednesday alongside an ambulance service hazardous response team, and the woman and her children were taken to hospital.

Three other adults were also taken to hospital with injuries thought to have been suffered as they came to the aid of the woman and her children.

Firefighters later said they had used specialist equipment to detect the substance used in the attack.

The Metropolitan Police said three officers who responded to the incident were also injured.

Of those injured, five were taken to a major trauma centre, and three to a local hospital, the ambulance service said, while one person was discharged at the scene.

A couple who live on the road told the BBC that they ran into the street after hearing a cry for help and the sound of a collision.

“We came outside and saw this guy and he took a girl out of the car and he slammed her to the ground twice,” a witness said.

“I chased him half way down the road, but I was in slippers so didn’t get very far.

“As I came back, that’s when I saw the woman who had been attacked with whatever substance it was so I ran inside to get some water and just sprayed her down with water.

Detective Superintendent Alexander Castle said on Wednesday night: “Officers are on scene following this horrific incident.

“While tests are ongoing to determine what the substance is, at this stage we believe it to be a corrosive substance,” he said.

“A man was seen fleeing the scene. We are drawing on resources from across the Met to apprehend this individual and work is ongoing to determine what has led to this awful incident.”

No arrest has been made and police said they will give an update on the conditions of the injured people as soon as they can.

A police helicopter has been deployed to assist with the manhunt and a nearby hotel, the Clapham South Belvedere, has also cordoned off.

Marina Ahmad, Labour’s London Assembly member for Lambeth & Southwark, posted on X: “There has been a traffic collision with a man assaulting occupants in a car and throwing acid. Victims include children.”

The London Ambulance service said it sent members of the hazardous area response team to the scene.

“We were called today (31 January) at 7.29pm to reports of an incident on Clapham Common South Side, SW4,” a spokesperson said.

“We sent a number of resources to the scene, including two incident response officers, three ambulance crews, and members of our hazardous area response team.

“We treated nine people, five of whom were taken to a major trauma centre. Three patients were taken to a local hospital and the other was discharged at the scene.”

She added: “I’ll share more updates when I receive them.

“In the meantime, please avoid the area if possible whilst our emergency services carry out their work.”

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by Anonymousreply 90February 21, 2024 1:49 AM

A detail OP neglected to provide:

[quote] The witness told The Sun that the mother, along with her children, had been in a car with a man. The pair got out of the vehicle and began fighting on the street.

by Anonymousreply 1February 1, 2024 5:06 AM

I know Indians do this sort of thing

by Anonymousreply 2February 1, 2024 5:09 AM

Is Aunt Ida on vacation from Baltimore?

by Anonymousreply 3February 1, 2024 5:10 AM

There was a spate of acid attacks in London a few years ago, with food couriers being attacked so their bikes and mopeds could be stolen.

Not sure whether R2 is right about Indians but neither the mother and kids or attacker are likely to be white,

by Anonymousreply 4February 1, 2024 8:20 AM

in some southeast Asian countries it's a sick tradition for housewives to melt their husband's mistress's face off after they've learned of his affair.

by Anonymousreply 5February 1, 2024 8:26 AM

[quote] What's up with the ACID ATTACKS in London??

Usually (but not exclusively) Pakistanis

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by Anonymousreply 6February 1, 2024 10:26 AM

They use acid because it’s hard to get guns, and if both guns and acid were hard to get, they’d use something else. All you can do is curtail the method, not the intent or action.

by Anonymousreply 7February 1, 2024 10:34 AM

Horrifying humanity. Now born and educated in western countries.

by Anonymousreply 8February 1, 2024 10:36 AM

I'm guessing if Muslim that will never be printed.

by Anonymousreply 9February 1, 2024 10:55 AM

When an article is completely scrubbed of any ethnic or racial identifiers, you know what that means.

by Anonymousreply 10February 1, 2024 11:04 AM

Sorry to disappoint those jumping to conclusions, but reports today state that the perpetrator and victims were all white.

by Anonymousreply 11February 1, 2024 11:19 AM

The victims were white????

by Anonymousreply 12February 1, 2024 11:29 AM

[quote]Sorry to disappoint those jumping to conclusions, but reports today state that the perpetrator and victims were all white.

Can you link to one?

by Anonymousreply 13February 1, 2024 11:33 AM

[quote]A detail OP neglected to provide

At OP:

[quote]The witness told The Sun that the mother, along with her children, had been in a car with a man. [bold]The pair got out of the vehicle and began fighting on the street.[/bold]

by Anonymousreply 14February 1, 2024 11:34 AM

According to the London-based charity Acid Survivors Trust International, 80% of acid attacks are on women, and acid assaults are grossly under-estimated. In some regions, assaults perpetrated on female victims by males are often driven by the mentality "If I can't have you, no one shall."

Police in England and Wales recorded 472 violent and robbery offences involving a corrosive substance in the year to March 2023, the latest available figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show.

There were 525 recorded in the previous 12-month period.

The data is published annually and only dates back to March 2020, when current records began.

The Home Office started collecting data on some offences involving corrosive substances from April 2019 as part of a government pledge to tackle such attacks.

According to researchers and activists, countries typically associated with acid assault include Bangladesh,[45] India,[46][47] Nepal, Cambodia,[48] Vietnam, Laos, United Kingdom, Kenya, South Africa, Uganda, Pakistan,[49] and Afghanistan.

[quote] reports today state that the perpetrator and victims were all white.

Link please. That's not mentioned in the several stories I've seen.

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by Anonymousreply 15February 1, 2024 11:52 AM

White race or white skinned. Many Pakistanis are white skinned.

by Anonymousreply 16February 1, 2024 12:04 PM

Why was acid used to steal from food couriers? I know R4’s claim is accurate, but why wouldn’t you use a knife? Is acid just the accepted weapon of choice as an offshoot of the disfiguring women function?

by Anonymousreply 17February 1, 2024 12:31 PM

He should spend the rest of his life in prison. It'll never happen - even serial killers don't automatically get a whole-life tariff in the UK - but someone like this has no place on society. Smashing a three-year-old on the ground, then throwing acid at a woman, is cowardly beyond words.

by Anonymousreply 18February 1, 2024 12:51 PM

10 years for throwing acid over 6 people.

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by Anonymousreply 19February 1, 2024 12:55 PM

Also, it's ridiculous to appeal to the public for help without giving a description of the attacker.

by Anonymousreply 20February 1, 2024 12:55 PM

It’s the sort if sick shit that happens when people aren’t allowed to carry guns.

by Anonymousreply 21February 1, 2024 12:56 PM

How tall is the man? Fat or thin? Hair?

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by Anonymousreply 22February 1, 2024 12:56 PM

Now the toll is up to NINE injured

A woman and two children were injured by a suspected corrosive substance.

A further six people – three members of the public and three police officers – were injured after coming to their aid. Five of those involved were taken to hospital.

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by Anonymousreply 23February 1, 2024 1:38 PM

Police are looking for 35-year-old Abdul Ezedi last seen in north London

R11 has yet to share the reports that said the perp was white so I’m guessing these reports don’t exist.

by Anonymousreply 24February 1, 2024 1:57 PM

r24 And where is your link/report stating "Abdul Ezedi?"

by Anonymousreply 25February 1, 2024 2:00 PM


That sounds RACIST

therefore they need to be CANCELLED 😡!

by Anonymousreply 26February 1, 2024 2:02 PM

R25 - the name and his photo is all over mainstream media. The police have said he has a facial injury.

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by Anonymousreply 27February 1, 2024 2:08 PM

Going by the haircut I’d be surprised if he wasn’t non binary

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by Anonymousreply 28February 1, 2024 2:10 PM

[quote] White race or white skinned. Many Pakistanis are white skinned.

Just in case anyone missed what the obsessives in this thread really want to talk about.

by Anonymousreply 29February 1, 2024 2:13 PM

Abdul Shokoor Azedi

Other than fibber r11 did anybody expect otherwise?

Middle name "Shokoor"

Muslim : from a personal name based on Arabic shakūr 'grateful', 'thankful'. Al-Shakūr (Ash-Shakir) 'the All-Thankful' is an attribute of Allah (see the Qur'an 64:17). The name is found in combinations such as Abdus Shakoor 'servant of the All-Thankful'.

by Anonymousreply 30February 1, 2024 2:22 PM

R29 seems more upset that the perp is an Asian man than he does about the woman and children being violently assaulted.

The way the media works you can tell as much about what they don’t say as by what they do say. Is anyone expecting the woman and kids to NOT be his wife and children?

by Anonymousreply 31February 1, 2024 2:36 PM

R31 is projecting his racism onto me. What I did was point out that the most important point in this thread to the rightwingers was that the perpetrators are ASIAN or MUSLIM, which is entirely typical of the identity hatred sweepinging rightwing movements in the west.

This is why they rush here (a gay forum) to scream about every crime a brown person has ever committed.

The silver lining is, it’s mostly all done by one or two racist obsessives befouling this forum. The usual suspects. Two of whom even have the same name! (Matt.)

by Anonymousreply 32February 1, 2024 2:59 PM

It doesn't only happen in London.

There were two horrific acid attacks in Hawaii (of all places), in less than one year.

Both by men in their 20's.

The first was by a male on his ex-girlfriend...

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by Anonymousreply 33February 1, 2024 3:23 PM

The second was a random attack by a man(?) outside a shopping mall, on a Chinese national female who was in Hawaii on a teacher exchange program.

Both in their 20's.

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by Anonymousreply 34February 1, 2024 3:26 PM

The religion of peace sure Is making the world a better place

by Anonymousreply 35February 1, 2024 3:28 PM

Human beings can just be so fucking awful. They see it as away of inflicting lasting and irreparable damage to their victim.

by Anonymousreply 36February 1, 2024 3:31 PM

R32 - again you see disappointed the perpetrator was Asian/Muslim.

Whenever there is a story about a teenage being stabbed to death in London I expect them to be black, because young black men are more likely to be victims. They’re also more likely to be perps. The recent stabbing of the ginger kid was an outlier.

Acid throwing isn’t a crime committed by white people in London.

by Anonymousreply 37February 1, 2024 3:38 PM

[quote] Human beings can just be so fucking awful.

Certain human beings.

by Anonymousreply 38February 1, 2024 3:39 PM

You won't need to be Sherlock Holmes to deduce a London acid attack by a man upon a woman and children almost certainly will have an Islamic element .

A Tony Blair Special.

by Anonymousreply 39February 1, 2024 3:42 PM

The updated version of an honour killing?

by Anonymousreply 40February 1, 2024 5:32 PM

[quote]You won't need to be Sherlock Holmes to deduce a London acid attack by a man upon a woman and children almost certainly will have an Islamic element. A Tony Blair Special.

It's not linked to Islamism but a different culture. And the Tories have had 14 years to sort out immigration from Pakistan, so don't blame Tony.

by Anonymousreply 41February 1, 2024 5:47 PM

Very distinctive looking now. He'll be wanting a wig like Isla Bryson.

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by Anonymousreply 42February 1, 2024 6:10 PM

[quote]“I chased him half way down the road, but I was in slippers so didn’t get very far.”

That little girl was me.

by Anonymousreply 43February 1, 2024 6:12 PM

Turns out Abdul is a nonce.

Given a suspended sentence in 2018 for sexual assault/exposure in Newcastle.

by Anonymousreply 44February 1, 2024 7:46 PM

Abdul Ezedi, the man wanted in connection with the chemical attack in Clapham, was an asylum seeker. Government sources have told GB News that Ezedi was denied asylum on his first two attempts, but his third application was then granted.

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by Anonymousreply 45February 1, 2024 8:34 PM

He was granted asylum AFTER a noncing conviction?

Oh my days.

by Anonymousreply 46February 1, 2024 9:50 PM

I've just had a vision of an anti immigrant protest clashing with the next anti Israel protest in London.

by Anonymousreply 47February 1, 2024 9:59 PM

also according to Twitter Twats, a convicted sex offender.

by Anonymousreply 48February 1, 2024 10:03 PM

Oh the BBC says so as well.

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by Anonymousreply 49February 1, 2024 10:04 PM

The only silver lining is that this prince among men must still be in searing agony yet too afraid to seek medical help because he doesn't want the police to be called.

by Anonymousreply 50February 1, 2024 10:53 PM

It’s so sad and frustrating to know that all those could have been spared if the UK had done the right thing and rejected the asylum claim. Granting asylum should be a very rare thing. That’s something that has to change in the U.S. too.

by Anonymousreply 51February 1, 2024 11:00 PM

Jush shtop with the shilly bishnesh. Thish could put out shumbuy's shigarette.

by Anonymousreply 52February 1, 2024 11:20 PM

𝑨 𝒇𝒐𝒓𝒎𝒆𝒓 𝒂𝒔𝒚𝒍𝒖𝒎 𝒔𝒆𝒆𝒌𝒆𝒓 𝒇𝒓𝒐𝒎 𝑨𝒇𝒈𝒉𝒂𝒏𝒊𝒔𝒕𝒂𝒏 𝒘𝒉𝒐 𝒘𝒂𝒔 𝒂𝒍𝒍𝒐𝒘𝒆𝒅 𝒕𝒐 𝒔𝒕𝒂𝒚 𝒊𝒏 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝑼𝑲 𝒅𝒆𝒔𝒑𝒊𝒕𝒆 𝒃𝒆𝒊𝒏𝒈 𝒄𝒐𝒏𝒗𝒊𝒄𝒕𝒆𝒅 𝒐𝒇 𝒂 𝒔𝒆𝒙𝒖𝒂𝒍 𝒐𝒇𝒇𝒆𝒏𝒄𝒆, 𝒇𝒐𝒍𝒍𝒐𝒘𝒊𝒏𝒈 𝒕𝒘𝒐 𝒇𝒂𝒊𝒍𝒆𝒅 𝒂𝒑𝒑𝒍𝒊𝒄𝒂𝒕𝒊𝒐𝒏𝒔.

Doesn't that just perfectly sum up UK's insane asylum policy

by Anonymousreply 53February 2, 2024 6:18 AM

The whole asylum thing is insane. It’s generous of countries to offer but it should be rare. And it shouldn’t take years to, determine who is eligible. On the other hand most Western countries need immigrants. So open up the doors to the people you actually want. And quickly deport the ones that break the laws,

by Anonymousreply 54February 2, 2024 6:29 AM

Deporting them does no good when they just float in again on the next boat as the Royal Navy refuses to block them.

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by Anonymousreply 55February 2, 2024 6:36 AM

R55 don’t deport the one at the front! Hubba hubba!

by Anonymousreply 56February 2, 2024 7:12 AM

Where on earth is the one on the front from? He's recently shaved. Did he manage to hold on to his toiletry bag through the whole ordeal?

by Anonymousreply 57February 2, 2024 7:41 AM

This clip from BBC’s Newsnight is being widely shared and ridiculed.

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by Anonymousreply 58February 2, 2024 11:12 AM

𝐓𝐨𝐫𝐲 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐋𝐚𝐛𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐮𝐧𝐢𝐭𝐞𝐝 𝐢𝐧 𝐝𝐞𝐟𝐥𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐟𝐫𝐨𝐦 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐬𝐮𝐛𝐣𝐞𝐜𝐭

Commentators have called for centrist Tory MP Caroline Nokes to be booted out of the Conservative Party, after using a Newsnight debate about the Clapham attack to talk about ‘microaggressions’. Ms Nokes, along with Labour MP Ribeiro-Addy, refused to criticise the flawed asylum system that allowed the London chemical attack suspect to live in the UK.

Ms Nokes added: “I think it's wrong to comment on that”, and refused to question the judge’s decision.

The broadcast then sparked outrage after quickly moving the debate on from the crucial question about Britain’s asylum system to one about ‘microaggressions’.

When the two MPs were asked whether they were “concerned” by the asylum process that allowed the attack suspect to stay in the UK, Ms Ribeiro-Addy argued: “His asylum status is not really the issue of concern.”

by Anonymousreply 59February 2, 2024 11:25 AM

Longer clip. Nokes is an insulated nutter - previously voted against same sex marriage, now a full TRA who doesn’t think women’s rights clash with trans ideology.

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by Anonymousreply 60February 2, 2024 11:51 AM

Britain is crap. They broke it, they bought it.

by Anonymousreply 61February 2, 2024 12:06 PM

Do these people not have Pepcid? Works great for me for acid attacks

by Anonymousreply 62February 2, 2024 12:35 PM

[quote] Sex Offender Suspect Who Threw 'Corrosive' Substance at a Mother and Her 2 Young Daughters Still at Large

Police in the United Kingdom are asking for the public’s help in their manhunt for Abdul Shakoor Ezedi, who they believe attacked a mother and her two young children with a corrosive substance on Wednesday in South London, causing serious injuries.

Metro Police Superintendent Gabriel Cameron said in an updated news release that they believed Ezedi, 35, “traveled down from Newcastle earlier on Thursday” prior to the attack. Although authorities believe the attack was “targeted,” they still “don’t know yet what led to it.” Cameron said police are still “working to establish the circumstances.”

“We are working with partner agencies and forces including the British Transport Police to locate and arrest [Ezedi],” Cameron said in a statement. "If you see Ezedi, call 999 immediately. He should NOT be approached."

He also noted that Ezedi was “believed to have sustained significant injuries to the right side of his face” after the attack. Camera footage taken of a man believed to be Ezedi at a Tesco Express in north London about 70 minutes after the attack, obtained by BBC, appeared to show him with a facial injury around his right eye.

The BBC reports Ezedi is a convicted sex offender.

Police previously announced on Wednesday that a corrosive substance had been thrown at a 31-year-old woman and her two daughters — ages 3 and 8 — at Lessar Avenue in the London borough of Lambeth at about 7:25 p.m.

"While none of their conditions are life-threatening, the injuries to the woman and younger girl could be life-changing. It may be some time before hospital staff are able to say how serious that might be," Cameron said in an initial statement.

Later, a police official said at a press briefing that the mother is still faring "very poorly" and is expected to have life-changing injuries, while the injuries to the children are "not likely to be life-changing."

He noted that three other adults — two women in their 30s and one in her 50s — were also injured when they tried to help the mother and two children. Five officers were also treated for minor injuries at the hospital and before being discharged.

"It was reported that a man had thrown a child to the ground and that a substance — which we now know to be alkaline — had been thrown. The man attempted to make off in a car but collided with a stationary vehicle, and then made off on foot, in the direction of Clapham Common," Cameron said in his initial statement.

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A witness, who lives on the street of the incident, told the BBC that after hearing a lot of shouting and a "bang," she ran outside and saw a man throwing a child on the floor and throwing her again after picking her up.

The witness then ran over to grab the child before hearing the mother say, "I can't see I can't see," the outlet reported, adding that the witness' partner tried to chase after the suspect who eventually got away.

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by Anonymousreply 63February 3, 2024 2:07 AM

What happened to his face?

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by Anonymousreply 64February 3, 2024 2:08 AM

Splashed acid got on him as well, dora dumbfuck.

Alkaline burns cause deeper burns than acid burns.

by Anonymousreply 65February 3, 2024 3:47 AM

I shouldn't have typed "acid". He got splash back from whatever alkaline liquid he chucked on the victims.

this wasn't an "acid attack" it was an alkaline attack.

by Anonymousreply 66February 3, 2024 3:48 AM

They will take care of him in jail.

by Anonymousreply 67February 3, 2024 4:33 AM

[quote] They will take care of him in jail.

He'll be a hero. Bouncing that child off the pavement was a great added touch. In England and Wales, Muslims make up 15% of the prison population

by Anonymousreply 68February 3, 2024 5:31 AM

R1, that detail is, in fact, in the original post.


by Anonymousreply 69February 3, 2024 5:34 AM

Why is England letting sex offenders into their country? They have sufficient

by Anonymousreply 70February 3, 2024 7:36 AM

He's probably back home to his home country, procuring his next victim and showing videos of the assaults how he would be a great Muslim husband to the numerous fathers of prospective adolescent daughters who will climb over each other to give him a sizeable dowry for taking the potential shameless whores off their hands.

Women in dad's culture are inevitably impregnable whores who need to be controlled, either through forced, unhygienic clitotorectomies because she'd inevitably whore off on her own and shame the family with numerous sexual exploits and pregnancies. Or worse, get an education and a voice for self-protection.

It's the average male outlook espoused by our current modern right-wing incels. Bitches must be vanquished, if not killed. They're untrustworthy whores anyway@

by Anonymousreply 71February 3, 2024 7:53 AM

To the surprise of nobody…

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by Anonymousreply 72February 3, 2024 3:48 PM

I’m glad he probably has t had any medical attention for his wound

by Anonymousreply 73February 3, 2024 10:11 PM

Can't believe he hasn't been caught yet, given how identifiable he is. Where the fuck is he hiding?

by Anonymousreply 74February 4, 2024 8:08 PM

[quote] Where the fuck is he hiding?

British policing being what it has become they probably waved him through Heathrow for a free ride back to Afghanistan.

by Anonymousreply 75February 5, 2024 1:03 PM

I'm going out on a limb here and theorizing that the wife wanted to take the kids and leave because of the noncing.

by Anonymousreply 76February 5, 2024 1:27 PM

Stop saying noncing already. Jesus.

by Anonymousreply 77February 5, 2024 1:37 PM

[quote]Stop saying noncing already. Jesus.

Is this a case of a hit dog hollering?

by Anonymousreply 78February 5, 2024 1:41 PM

Give me an A!

Give me an R!

Give me an A!

Give me a B!

What does it spell?!

by Anonymousreply 79February 5, 2024 1:43 PM


by Anonymousreply 80February 5, 2024 2:08 PM

R79 Not Afghani?

by Anonymousreply 81February 5, 2024 2:24 PM

The rozzers think he did himself in and that he’s swimming with the fishes.

by Anonymousreply 82February 9, 2024 5:08 PM

And nothing of value was lost

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by Anonymousreply 83February 9, 2024 7:08 PM

R70 What exactly are you trying to say?

by Anonymousreply 84February 9, 2024 10:22 PM

[quote] Police believe Clapham chemical attack may have died in Thames

Police marine units searching for chemical attacker Abdul Ezedi find two bodies in the Thames -

but detectives say neither are linked to the fugitive suspect.

Both men's deaths are being treated as unexpected .

by Anonymousreply 85February 11, 2024 7:04 AM

They found Abdul in the river!

by Anonymousreply 86February 20, 2024 11:44 AM

Officially dead to me

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by Anonymousreply 87February 20, 2024 12:41 PM


Give me an I! Give me a D! Give me an I! Give me an O! Give me a T!

What does it spell?!

by Anonymousreply 88February 20, 2024 1:15 PM

I’m glad he’s dead

by Anonymousreply 89February 21, 2024 1:46 AM
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