UK News London Bridge incident: Police detain man after people injured in stabbing

17:46  29 november  2019
17:46  29 november  2019 Source:   inews.co.uk

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A number of people are believed to have been injured after a stabbing at London Bridge , police The prime minister tweeted he was being updated on the incident and wanted to thank police and all A man is detained and shots are heard after police are called to a stabbing at London Bridge .

Police have detained one man after being called to reports of a stabbing . Staff at Monument station confirmed five people had been injured in the attack. Boris Johnson said: “I’m being kept updated on the incident at London Bridge and want to thank the police and all emergency services

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A number of people have been injured following a stabbing in central London, according to police.

One man has been detained after officers were called to a premises near to London Bridge shortly before 2pm on Friday.

There have also been reports of gunfire in the area but those remain unconfirmed.

London Ambulance Service declared "a major incident" and sent a number of crews to the scene. No further information was available about the reported injuries.

Nearby shops and businesses were all evacuated by the Metropolitan Police while a cordon was set up at Borough Market. Trains were prevented from stopping at London Bridge station.

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Man detained , injuries reported after stabbing at London Bridge . “Looks like a bad incident – people running, police yelling ‘Keep moving’, lots of emergency services, area cordoned off,” Owen James People are evacuated from London Bridge in central London following a police incidentAP.

A suspect has been shot by police after five people were injured in a stabbing incident near London Bridge . In 2017, eight people were killed when terrorists drove a van into crowds crossing London Bridge before attacking others with knives on the bridge and in neighbouring pubs and restaurants.

The Met said: "Police were called at 1:58pm to a stabbing at premises near to London Bridge. Emergency services attended, including officers from the Met and [City of London Police].

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"A man has been detained by police. We believe a number of people have been injured."

Reports of gun shots

BBC correspondent John McManus, who was in the area at the time of the incident, told BBC News that he had heard several gun shots on London Bridge.

He said there appeared to be an altercation taking place on the bridge.

"Just a few minutes ago I was walking across London Bridge on the south bank to the north bank of the bridge.

"There appeared to be a fight going on on the other side of the bridge, with several men attacking one man," he said.

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  Police treating London Bridge stabbing ‘as terror-related’ One man has been shot by police and others have been left injured after the attackFootage on social media appeared to show armed officers surround a person on the ground before discharging a weapon, while a bystander appears to remove a large knife from the scene.

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Bollards installed on London Bridge to prevent future attacks. The Metropolitan Police issued 'Run A stabbing incident took place in Vauxhall at 23:45, causing Vauxhall station to be briefly closed 48 people were injured in the attack, including one New Zealander, two Australians, two Germans[50]

People are evacuated from the London Bridge area in central London in response to the incident (Photo: PA)

'Police arrived quickly'

"Police then quickly arrived, including armed police, and then a number of shots were fired at this man.

"Police have now cleared the bridge, everybody has been told to move back and now on the northern side of the bridge, but there are more shots going on.

"I can't see what's happening now because we've been moved out of the way but there are shots going on, and you probably hear the police sounds as well.

"Everybody has cleared the area, the entire bridge has been moved, and right on the northern part of the bridge, right up until quite near the Bank of England, is being cleared."

This article will be updated shortly

Multiple injuries reported in London stabbing incident .
The London Ambulance Service declared a "major incident" on Friday at London Bridge, where multiple people were stabbed by a suspect who was subsequently shot and killed by police, CNN reports. On Twitter, London's Metropolitan Police Service said that "as a precaution, we are currently responding to this incident as though it is terror-related." The chaotic scene unfolded around 1:58 PM, with one nearby worker telling CNN of hearing "more thanThe chaotic scene unfolded around 1:58 PM, with one nearby worker telling CNN of hearing "more than five" gunshots in the area of the iconic bridge, and another saying, "A colleague out for lunch messaged to say there'd been an incident...

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