London: Stabbing incident reported, 2 injured; attacker shot down by police

WION Web Team
New Delhi, India Edited By: Sparshita SaxenaUpdated: Feb 02, 2020, 10:33 PM IST

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According to reports, many have been injured in the incident. The attacker has been shot down by the police.

A man went on a stabbing spree in London, United Kingdom on Sunday. The attacker has been shot down by the police.

The attack has been declared a terrorist act. 

"A man has been shot by armed officers in #Streatham. At this stage it is believed a number of people have been stabbed. The circumstances are being assessed; the incident has been declared as terrorist-related," read a tweet posted by Metropolitan Police.


While Metropolitan Police earlier estimated "a number of people" to have been stabbed, it later said "two people have been injured". 


UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson also tweeted out on the incident saying that his "thoughts are with the injured and all those affected". 


"Thank you to all emergency services responding to the incident in Streatham, which the police have now declared as terrorism-related. My thoughts are with the injured and all those affected," Johnson tweeted out.