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Four Labour MPs sent suspicious packages with 'Punish A Muslim' letter

Four Labour MPs sent suspicious packages with 'Punish A Muslim' letter

But, she said: 'It is awful though, it's really very frightening.

The letter declared that April 3 would be "Punish a Muslim Day" where points would be given for various acts of violence: 25 points for pulling off a woman's headscarf, 50 points for an acid attack, 500 points for murdering a Muslim and 1,000 for bombing a mosque.

The leaflets, reported in West Yorkshire, Midlands, London, Cardiff, Leicester, Sheffield and Birmingham, carried an image of a dagger with the letters MS, indicating links to so-called Muslim Slayer which targeted mosques in London and the United States a year ago with similar threats, the Mirror reported. "I'm sure I won't be the last and I'm sure this is part of a pattern of targeting Muslim MPs".

British police investigated the receipt of a racist letter in a suspicious package to a Muslim lawmaker on Tuesday, one day after two other Muslim lawmakers said they received similar packages.

Both of the packages delivered on Monday afternoon were found to be non-harmful.

Speaking in Parliament yesterday, Mr Fabricant said: 'Can I ask the House to think of the office for the MP for Bedford.

The people behind this initiative have not been identified yet, but their letters are distinguished by a hateful speech: "They have hurt you".

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Emergency services were called to the Norman Shaw Building, which hosts some parliamentary offices, "at 12.58 reports of a suspicious package at Norman Shaw Buildings, Victoria Embankment, Westminster", a police statement said.

Khan's package was unopened by his staff but the package to Huq was opened and a member of staff was taken to hospital as a precaution after opening the letter, which the MP said contained a "sticky substance" that the police had described as "low-level noxious".

'Specialist officers are on scene and the package is being assessed. "Two people attended hospital as a precaution".

Counter terror police are investigating the letters, treating them as a possible hate crime.

The spokesman said there were no reported injuries and inquiries were continuing.

Parliament has emailed all staff, warning them to "be on the alert for suspicious items of mail".

According to Tell Mama, an organization that monitors anti-Muslim activities, the letters have caused a lot of "fear within the community".