PUBLISHED: 10:53, Thu, Nov 14, 2019 | UPDATED: 10:53, Thu, Nov 14, 2019
The Labour leader told LBC on Wednesday that IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi “should have been arrested, not killed”. Mr Corbyn has faced backlash for the comments as voters hit out at him over the “mistake”. Survivor of the Westminster terror attack Travis Frain said he would not have confidence in the Labour leader to protect the safety of the UK.
Speaking to LBC’s Nick Ferrari, Mr Frain said: “Regardless of anyone's personal opinion on whether al-Baghdadi should have been killed.
“To be quite honest I hadn't put any thought to it.
“It seems absurd to raise this in an interview as if it’s a priority.
“It was in northern Syria and it was an extremely dangerous operation.
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Jeremy Corbyn has been told by a terror survivor he should worry about troops (Image: GETTY/LBC)
Nick Ferrari asked the survivor if he has confidence in Mr Corbyn (Image: LBC)
"Surely first and foremost, the concern here has to be with the troops that we're putting on the ground.
“I know in this case it was US troops, but we've been involved in operations of a very similar kind.
“The priority should be their well-being, not the well-being of the person they are trying to