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Many Stabbed Near London Bridge, One Suspect Detained : Reports

Picture : Twitter / ANI

Picture : Twitter / ANI

London’s Metropolitan Police  have said that in  a terror related incident  several people are believed to have sustained injuries in a stabbing incident that took place near London Bridge . It further stated  that a person has been detained in alleged connection with it, according to various media reports.

The news came after witnesses reported hearing gunshots in the area. Sky News reported that police had shot the suspected attacker.

Scotland Yard said they were treating the incident “as though it is terror-related”.

The Metropolitan Police said the circumstances were “unclear”, adding, “As a precaution we are currently responding… as though it is terror-related. One man has been shot by police.”

‘Police were called at 1:58 pm to a stabbing at premises near to London Bridge. Emergency services attended, including officers from the Met and @CityPolice. A man has been detained by police. We believe a number of people have been injured. Further info to follow,’ Metropolitan Police wrote on Twitter.

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