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Manchester Arena attack: Campaign for June 8 general election suspended

By Chennabasaveshwar
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Political parties in the United Kingdom suspended campaign for the June 8 general election after Manchester Arena attack on Monday night.

The House of Commons in London,PTI file photo

Leader of the Labour party Jeremy Corbyn issued a statement calling for the suspension of the national campaigning. Corbyn tweeted a letter expressing the condolences to the bereaved families of victims killed in the Manchester Arena attack.

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Also, incumbent Conservative party suspended the campaigning 'out of respect for everyone affected.'

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According to the British media, at least 22 people were killed and around 50 others were injured in a suspected suicide bombing incident on Monday night at a concert of American singer Ariana Grande at Manchester Arena in England.

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