Stabbing In London: At Least 1 Fatality and 5 Injured

Publish Date
Thursday, 4 August 2016, 1:13PM

A woman has been stabbed to death in Russell Square, central London and five others injured in a possible terrorist attack, according to reports.

Police were called at about 10.30pm on Wednesday (London time) to reports of a man seen stabbing people at Russell Square. 

Police and ambulance attended.

A female was treated at the scene but was pronounced dead a short time later. Up to six people were injured.

Further details are unavailable.

A man was arrested a short time later after being shot by a Taser. 

More police have been sent to the area.

Terrorism is one possibility being considered at this stage.

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