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20 Feb 2020 | 10:50 AM UTC

UK: Stabbing incident reported at mosque in London February 20

One wounded in stabbing incident at London mosque February 20; heightened security presence expected over the coming hours

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Event

Police responded to reports of a stabbing at the London Central Mosque near Regent's Park at approximately 15:10 (local time) on Thursday, February 20. One person was wounded in the attack. The assailant was apprehended at the scene.

A heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions are to be expected in the affected area over the coming hours.

Advice

Individuals in London are advised to monitor the situation, anticipate a heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions in the vicinity of the incident, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.