By Michael Powell for The Mail on Sunday
Published: 00:19 BST, 16 June 2019 | Updated: 01:28 BST, 16 June 2019
Donald Trump resumed his war of words with Sadiq Khan last night, accusing the London Mayor of being a 'disaster' after three murders and three stabbings in the capital in the space of 24 hours.
Mr Trump wrote on Twitter: 'London needs a new mayor ASAP. Khan is a disaster – will only get worse!' A spokesman for Mr Khan said: 'Sadiq's thoughts are with the victims' families. He is not going to waste his time responding to this sort of tweet.'
Mr Trump's tweet came after 24 hours of mayhem which Mr Khan said left him 'sickened'.
An 18-year-old man was stabbed to death in Tooting, South London, on Friday afternoon, before a 19-year-old man was shot dead in Plumstead, South East London, 12 minutes later.
There was a triple stabbing in Clapham at 3.22am yesterday before officers in Tower Hamlets, East London, found a man in his 30s stabbed to death outside a block of flats at