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Two men in their 20s shot outside Mile End Tube station as London’ crime epidemic continues

  • Attack outside underground in east London is latest act of violence to hit capital 
  • Two men in their twenties suffered gunshot wounds when armed police arrived
  • London suffered its eighth murder in seven days on Tuesday

Two men in their twenties were shot outside a tube station in east London and rushed to hospital last night.

The latest violence to hit London happened outside Mile End Underground station at around 10.35pm. 

The attack is the latest act of violence to hit the capital which suffered its eighth murder in seven days on Tuesday.

Two men in their twenties were shot outside a tube station in east London and rushed to hospital last night.

Armed police were called out to the scene where two men were suffering from gunshot wounds.

Ambulances rushed both men to a nearby hospital where both men are said to be in stable condition.

Meanwhile officers have remained at the scene of the attack and the Trident and Area Crime Command has been informed.

There have been no arrests in relation to the shooting and police are continuing their investigation.

Local Londoners expressed their on social media amid a crime wave gripping the city.

‘Walking out of the station and saw Mile End shooting,’ wrote Peipei Huang. ‘Scared the crap out of me.’

Eric said: ‘What the f*** is going on in East London lately?! Another shooting! In Mile End this time.

‘East London is well and truly more f***** then it has ever been,’ said Rick in a tweet directed at London Mayor Sadiq Khan.

Earlier this month, knife crime campaigners warned 2018 could be the deadliest year yet, with the number of fatal stabbings soaring in the capital.

There were 16 such attacks in London alone in January and February, with many of them believed to be gang related.

 

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