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02 Feb 2020 | 09:26 AM UTC

UK: Stabbing attack reported near London February 2

At least three people stabbed in Streatham, near London, on February 2; assailant shot by police

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Event

At least three people were wounded in a stabbing spree in Streatham, south of London, on Sunday, February 2. The assailant has reportedly been shot by police. Security personnel have cordoned off the area surrounding the incident, which has been deemed a terrorist incident. Details emerging.

A heightened security presence and associated transportation disruptions, such as road closures, are to be expected in the vicinity of the incident.

Advice

Individuals in Streatham are advised to monitor the situation, anticipate a heightened security presence and associated transportation disruptions, avoid the area, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.