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George Galloway 'badly bruised' in street attack

Controversial Respect MP George Galloway was badly bruised after he was attacked in the street in west London.

Mr Galloway's spokesman said he was "badly bruised" and "in a pretty bad shape".

He also suggested the attack may have been linked to previous comments from the MP about Israel, as the attacker apparently shouted remarks about the Holocaust.

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Galloway released from hospital after attack

Controversial MP George Galloway has been released from hospital after he was battered and bruised in a street attack, police have said.

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The pro-Palestine MP suffered a suspected broken jaw and rib as well as facial bruising when a man leapt at him and punched him after shouting about the Holocaust, his spokesman said.

A 39-year-old man arrested shortly afterwards on suspicion of assault occasioning actual bodily harm remained in police custody, a Metropolitan Police spokesman said.

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