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Police shoot man dead after London stabbing incident described as terrorism

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LONDON (Reuters) - Police shot dead a man in south London on Sunday after several people were believed to have been stabbed in what police described as a terrorism-related incident.


A police officer is seen near a site where a man was shot by armed officers in Streatham, south London, Britain, February 2, 2020. REUTERS/Antonio Bronic

“A man has been shot by armed officers in Streatham (south London). At this stage it is believed a number of people have been stabbed. The circumstances are being assessed; the incident has been declared as terrorist-related,” the police said on Twitter.

Police said later the man they had shot had been pronounced dead.

Sky News cited security sources as saying the incident was related to Islamist militancy.

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