Dramatic new footage from Coronation Road’s extremism storyline present the horrifying second Alya Nazir is stabbed.
First-look pictures from tomorrow evening’s episode reveal that when a refugee drop-in session at Velocity Daal is focused by the racist group, Alya (Sair Khan) is left combating for her life.
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The ITV1 cleaning soap has been that includes a long-running storyline about impressionable and disenfranchised younger males being focused by far-right extremists for grooming, with Max Turner (Paddy Bever) befriended by older “mentors” who supply him a way of belonging.
On this week’s Corrie episodes, Maria Connor (Samia Ghadie) will get the refugee drop-in session she has been campaigning for underway at native restaurant Velocity Daal, with out realising that she is in mortal hazard from hate-filled teen Blake who goes to the occasion armed with a knife.
He’s intent on attacking Maria throughout her speech and is dwell streaming the entire thing, however when Max – watching the video – spots his knife, he lastly springs into motion to warn his neighbours what’s about to occur.
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Max rushes all the way down to Velocity Daal, however finds his entrance blocked by a cautious Gary Windass (Mikey North) and watches helplessly as Blake storms in the direction of Maria brandishing the knife.
Alya additionally sees what’s about to unfold and bravely jumps in entrance of Blake, however is stabbed within the abdomen and because the crowd tries to seize Blake, Alya is rushed to hospital for life-saving surgical procedure.
Max fell below the spell of the right-wing extremists after being focused by Griff, who used him for his video expertise to unfold messages of hate and racist propaganda on-line.
Though Max finally noticed what Griff was doing and alerted folks to a bomb planted in Velocity Daal’s van – which Alya drove away, saving many lives – his actions are about to return again to chew him, as he’s arrested when Blake tells police his knife assault was impressed by Max’s movies.
In upcoming episodes Max tries to return to phrases with the implications of his actions and his makes an attempt to clarify his involvement with the group to the police, as he faces a prolonged jail sentence for incitement to commit homicide.
Producer Iain Macleod stated: “We’re exploring a really twenty first Century downside: youngsters self-radicalising by way of watching excessive content material on-line.
“In the long run, we needed this to be a narrative about communication inside households – what are the fitting and improper methods to speak to youthful members of the family who’re gravitating in the direction of excessive views?”
Coronation Road airs the knife assault scenes on Wednesday at 8pm on ITV1.