Jerusalem stabbing: British student, 21, killed close to Old City

Hannah Bladon, a University of Birmingham student, allegedly killed by Palestinian assailant on light railway

The young British victim of a fatal stabbing in Jerusalem has been named as Hannah Bladon, 21, a University of Birmingham student who was visiting the city as part of an exchange programme.

She was killed on Friday as thousands of Jewish and Christian pilgrims descended on the city’s holy sites for Good Friday and the Passover holiday.

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Plight of the Yemenis is being forgotten | Letters

There are many dreadful wars in the Middle East and Africa. With the US and UK parading their morals over Syria (Report, 13 April), I wonder if they would consider that not hundreds or thousands but millions of people are in danger of death by hunger and by the bombing by Saudi warplanes and the US and UK blockade of aid to Yemen. It will no doubt be of comfort to the dead Yemenis that their deaths were by moral US and UK bombs. I am just about to send more money to try and aid the poor Yemeni people as it appears that the UK and US are not going to help.
Cliff Billings
Droitwich Spa, Worcestershire

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