Anti-Muslim crimes spike in London after attack: mayor

Anti-Muslim crimes spike in London after attack: mayorAnti-Muslim crimes in the British capital have increased fivefold since the London Bridge terror attack, Mayor Sadiq Khan said Wednesday, warning that police would take a “zero-tolerance approach”. “Provisional statistics for 6 June show a 40 percent increase in racist incidents, compared to the daily average this year, and a fivefold increase in the number of Islamophobic incidents,” the mayor’s office said in a statement. It said 54 racist incidents were recorded on Tuesday, compared to a daily average of 38 so far in 2017.



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