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Nine hurt after ‘corrosive substance’ thrown

Nine people, including children and police officers, have been taken to hospital after a “corrosive substance” was thrown in south London, police say. A man was seen fleeing the “horrific incident” at Lessar Avenue, Lambeth. A woman and her two young children were taken to hospital for treatment. Three others, believed to have come to…

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London: Woman killed in Hackney shooting

A 42-year-old woman has died and two other people – including a teenager – have been wounded in a shooting in east London. The Metropolitan Police said they were found with gunshot wounds after the attack, and a murder investigation had been launched. A 20-year-old man and a 16-year-old boy were taken to hospital, where…

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