Teenage boys injured in takeaway shooting

One boy was hit in the back and another in the leg after a gunman opened fire in the fast food restaurant in east London.

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Image: Officers were called to the takeaway in Terrace Road just after 8.30pm

Two 16-year-old boys have been seriously injured in a shooting at a takeaway restaurant in Plaistow in east London.

The gunman opened fire at a fast food shop in Terrace Road at around 8.30pm on Friday.

One boy suffered an injury to his back, and was airlifted to hospital by London’s Air Ambulance.

The other boy suffered a leg wound.

Both boys are now in a stable condition in hospital, with non-life threatening injuries.

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No arrests have been made.

Police are appealing for witnesses to call the Trident incident room on 0208 201 2713 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.