"Clearly it's a disappointing result, we've lost some tremendous MPs," Nicola Sturgeon said.
"This is a disaster for Theresa May, she called an election clearly very arrogantly thinking that she was going to crush the opposition, sweep everybody aside and cruise to a landslide majority, her position is very, very difficult."
Sturgeon she would think about her demands for a second Scottish independence referendum after her party lost seats to the Conservatives, Labour and Liberal Democrats, which all want to preserve the United Kingdom.
(Reporting by Paul Sandle; editing by Guy Faulconbridge)
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