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

Edited By: Sparshita Saxena WION Web Team
New Delhi, India Published: Feb 02, 2020, 08.58 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.

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

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

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"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. 

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