One woman has been killed and up to six hurt in a knife attack in central London, police said.
“A female (no further details) was treated at the scene but was pronounced dead a short time later,” the police said.
London Metropolitan Police confirmed that “up to six people were found injured” at Russell Square, in central London.
The condition of the other victims was currently unknown.
Officers used a Taser in the course of subduing the assailant who was arrested at 11.39 pm, the police said.
“Additional police units have been deployed to the area to provide reassurance,” police said.
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