A MAN has been stabbed to death and three people have been injured after a knife attack in east London.
Police were called to an address in Buckle Street, near Aldgate East Tube station, just before 9am today (November 23).
A man, who police said was in his 20s, was found with serious injuries. Despite the best efforts of the emergency services, he was pronounced dead at the scene. Three other males with stab injuries were also treated by paramedics before being taken to hospital.
Two men were arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm at the scene, with the individuals being escorted away separately in handcuffs where they were then taken away in a police van.
We at Euro Weekly News understand that the area has been cordoned off so that a forensic team can can carry out their investigation.
A spokesman from the Met Police has given a statement on the fatal incident, stating that “two people were arrested on suspicion of GBH at the scene and officers from the Specialist Crime Command will now be informed”.
The incident adds to the growing number of stabbings in London this year, where the Met Police have recently revealed that the number of teenagers stabbed to death in the capital has reached its highest level since 2008.