Wednesday, 20 November 2019

Kate reaches out to victims affected by London terror attack

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LONDON: The Duchess of Cambridge has paid tribute to those affected in the terror attack in London yesterday. Speaking at an event in London, Kate said her ‘thoughts and KATE Mprayers’ were with all those ‘sadly affected by yesterday’s terrible attack in Westminster’. Kate expressed her sympathy with the three people who died, the injured and those who rushed to help them, as she attended the launch of a series of mental health films. Speaking as the Out Of The Blue educational films were released at an event in central London, the Duchess said: ‘Before I begin, I know you would all want to join me in sending our thoughts and prayers to all those sadly affected by yesterday’s terrible attack in Westminster. ‘We will be thinking of all the families, as we discuss the important issues we’re here to talk about.’ Kate’s words echoed those of the Queen who also expressed her ‘deepest sympathy’ for those caught up in the attack. In a message to the Acting Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Service, Craig Mackey, the monarch also praised the efforts of his officers and staff and all who work ‘selflessly to help and protect others’. A massive police investigation is under way after a terror attack in central London. Five people have died – a police officer, the attacker, a woman named as Aysha Frade, 43, US tourist Kurt Cochran and 75-year-old Leslie Rhodes succumbed to his injuries in hospital a day after the attack. The officer was Pc Keith Palmer, a 48-year-old husband and father with 15 years of police service.

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