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Two fourteen-year-olds accused of murder of market stall holder

A market stall worker was stabbed on Sunday and died this morning.

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THREE TEENAGERS, INCLUDING two 14-year-olds, have been accused of the murder of a man in London.

The three boys were charged of murder this morning, following the fatal stabbing of 29-year-old Rashid Naeem.

The three, who cannot be named for legal reasons, will appear at Stratford Juvenile Court later today.

Naeem was stabbed in Queen’s Market, Green Street, on Sunday. He was selling mobile phones at a stall in the market.

He was pronounced dead this morning at Royal London Hospital.

A post-mortem examination is due today and the case has been handed over to the Met Police’s homicide investigators.

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