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Tottenham Riots: David Cameron Recalls Parliament During Ongoing Crisis (LIVE UPDATES) | Huffington Post

LONDON — British Prime Minister David Cameron recalled Parliament from its summer recess Tuesday and tripled the number of police on the streets of London to deal with the crisis touched off by three days of rioting.

Cameron described the scenes of burning buildings and smashed windows in London and several other British cities as “sickening,” but refrained from more extreme measures such as calling in the military to help beleaguered police restore order.

Instead, he said 16,000 officers would be on the streets of the capital Tuesday night – almost tripling the number on the streets Monday night.

Read more here: Tottenham Riots: David Cameron Recalls Parliament During Ongoing Crisis (LIVE UPDATES).

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