London attack: Khaleda sends condolence letter to UK PM May
Senior Correspondent, bdnews24.com
Published: 2017-03-27 13:31:49.0 BdST Updated: 2017-03-27 13:31:49.0 BdST
BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia has sent her condolence to UK Prime Minister Theresa May over the Mar 22 attack in London that left five, including the attacker, dead.
BNP special secretary Asaduzzaman Ripon handed the letter to British High Commission Political Wing chief Adrian Jones on Monday.
“The BNP chairperson condemned the militant attack and spoke of her resolve to stand firm against militancy,” Ripon told bdnews24.com.
Khaleda also expressed solidarity with the government and the people of the UK in the letter, he said.
On Mar 22 an attacker drove their car into a crowd of pedestrians on Westminster Bridge, near the British Parliament, and then attacked a police officer with a knife. The police officer and three pedestrians were killed. The attacker was later shot and killed by the police .
The UK House of Commons was in session at the time of the attack. Prime Minister Theresa May was attending the session.
UK police have described the incident, that happened on the anniversary of the 2016 Brussels attack, a ‘terrorist attack’
Khaleda Zia had previously condemned the attack in a tweet and expressed her condolences to the victims and their families.
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