Mass Stabbing In London Leaves At Least 1 Dead, Several Injured

A 19-year-old man was captured in association with a blade assault in London's Russell Square that left one individual dead and five others harmed late Wednesday, powers said.

Metropolitan Police Service collaborator chief Mark Rowley told journalists that the suspect's psychological wellness played a "noteworthy variable," and said powers were all the while attempting to figure out whether terrorism assumed a part in the assault.

Officers reacted around 10:33 p.m. Wednesday neighborhood time to reports of a man wounding individuals in Russell Square, police said. They discovered six individuals with cut injuries. One of the casualties, just recognized as a lady in her 60s, was dealt with at the scene yet later was professed dead.

Police did not discharge different insights about the suspect.

Metropolitan's crime unit are exploring the case with help from counter-terrorism officers, powers affirmed. As a safety measure, extra police would be conveyed Thursday morning, Rowley included.

"This is there to give consolation and security," Rowley told correspondents. "We request that people in general keep quiet and watchful and alarm."

Russell Square, a mainstream vacationer destination in view of its closeness to focal London and unassumingly estimated inns around the territory, is arranged close to the University of London and British Museum.

Western Europe has been threatened with lethal assaults over the landmass this year. Separate airplane terminal bombings in Brussels and Istanbul, and also the truck assault in Nice, France on Bastille Day, have left Europeans on high ready.