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London violence: Extra Met Police officers on patrol

An extra 300 Met Police officers are being deployed in areas of London worst affected by a spate of violent crime.Six people have been killed in shootings and stabbings in the capital in the past seven days.Commissioner Cressida Dick denied her officers had lost control of the streets as calls were been made to make more use of stop-and-search powers.Three boys - aged between 13 and 16 - have been charged in connection with the serious wounding of a boy, aged 13.The teenager, from Newham, east London, remains in a serious but stable condition in hospital after being stabbed on Thursday - one of six non-fatal stabbings that took place between Thursday night and Friday morning in the capital.The Home Office said stop-and-search power ...