Shoot-to-kill used sensibly saves lives, Alun Cairns claims

Welsh Secretary Alun Cairns has sparked a row over whether Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn opposed a shoot-to-kill policy.

Mr Cairns said armed police potentially saved many lives by shooting dead three men at the scene of Saturday's terrorist attacks in London.

The Tory minister said Mr Corbyn had previously opposed such a policy.

The Labour leader said on Sunday in response to the attacks that he backed the police using "whatever force is necessary".

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