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29 Nov 2019 | 09:03 AM UTC

UK: Several injured following stabbing near London Bridge November 29 /update 1

Several injured following a stabbing near London Bridge November 29; suspect detained

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Event

London police responded to reports of a stabbing near London Bridge at 13:58 (local time) on Friday, November 29. Police cordoned off London Bridge and evacuated Borough market, London Bridge station, and nearby shops. Police stated that there may be several casualties and have detained one suspect. Security operations are ongoing in the area as of Friday afternoon. Further details are still emerging.

A heightened security presence and associated transportation disruptions are expected in the area over the coming hours.   

Advice

Individuals in the affected area are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid the area of the incident, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.