London Struggles to Fight Crime Spike as Murders Soar in 2018

LONDON (The Denver Post) Friends say Israel Ogunsola was a bubbly young man with a knack for making people laugh.

This week, the 18-year-old was stabbed to death, becoming London’s 53rd murder victim of 2018. The British capital is being shaken by a spike in deadly violence, much of it involving young people with knives caught up in gang feuds.

The causes are disputed and so are the solutions. But the pain is raw.

“I’m still in disbelief, because I don’t understand why,” said 19-year-old Nella Panda, standing beside a police cordon in the east London borough of Hackney, yards (meters) from where Ogunsola collapsed on Wednesday evening. Police and an off-duty paramedic battled to save him, but he was pronounced dead 25 minutes later.

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  • This is such a sad event for my beloved London. I pray that one day we will learn that only love can conquer evil and that there is only one true God. These are surely the signs of mans failure to follow the divine law. I pray for all.

  • Jesusdidnttap

    As it was in the days of Noah so it will be in the end of days.