Man shot by police after 'terrorist-related' London stabbing

The circumstances are being assessed, say police


Afp February 02, 2020
The circumstances are being assessed, say police. PHOTO COURTESY: THE GUARDIAN

LONDON: British police on Sunday said they had shot a man in Streatham in south London after several people were stabbed in a suspected "terrorist-related" incident.

"A man has been shot by armed officers in #Streatham. At this stage it is believed a number of people have been stabbed," London's Metropolitan Police said on Twitter.

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"The circumstances are being assessed; the incident has been declared as terrorist-related."

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