Police confirm two deaths, three injuries in London stabbing incident

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FILE PHOTO: Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick leaves after a meeting with Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson at Downing Street in London, Britain August 12, 2019. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

(Reuters) – Two members of the public were killed and three injured in Friday’s stabbing rampage by a lone knifeman near London Bridge, police confirmed.

“It is with the heaviest of hearts that I have to inform you that as well as the suspect, who was shot dead by police, two of those injured in this attack … have tragically lost their lives,” London police chief Cressida Dick told reporters.

Reporting by Stephen Addison; editing by Costas Pitas

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