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Britain PM appeals for calm after police killing verdict

Published on Jan 10, 2014 12:50 AM

LONDON (AFP) - Prime Minister David Cameron appealed Thursday for a calm response after an inquest found that a man was lawfully killed by police in an incident that sparked Britain's worst unrest for decades.

Mr Cameron said he hoped people would respect the "proper" judicial process in the case of Mr Mark Duggan and welcomed the stance taken by the dead man's aunt Carole, who said she wanted "no more violence".

Relatives of the 29-year-old alleged gangster plan to hold a vigil in Tottenham, north London, at the weekend and there are concerns that the event could spark unrest.

Two days after the father-of-six was killed, deadly rioting broke out across cities nationwide.

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