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Police on Spring Bridge Road in Ealing where a man suffered life-threatening injuries when he was attacked by rioters after he tried to extinguish a fire they had started in a bin.
Police on Spring Bridge Road in Ealing where a man suffered life-threatening injuries when he was attacked by rioters after he tried to extinguish a fire they had started in a bin.
Image: Laura Harding/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Man fights for his life after riot confrontation

The man confronted rioters as he tried to put out a fire in Ealing, west London.
Aug 10th 2011, 3:39 PM 403 7

A MAN IS in hospital fighting for his life after being attacked while trying to put out a fire set by rioters.

Sky News reports that police say the man is in his 40s or 50s and suffered from head injuries after confronting teens who started the fire.

An eyewitness said the teens “jumped on him” when the man tried to put the fire out.

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