Russell Square Knife Attack: Full Story & Must-See Details

A fatal stabbing happened in Russell Square, central London, at about 10:30 P.M. on Wednesday night. A woman, an American, was killed and five other people were injured. Police say armed officers arrived on the scene within six minutes of receiving emergency calls. Police arrested the suspect on suspicion of murder. [lead image via Getty]
According to BBC, the suspect is a 19-year old male Norwegian national of Somali origin. Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley said police believed it was a spontaneous attack and that the victims were selected at random. Rowley further said investigation so far does not suggest attacker’s Somali background is relevant to his motivation, and that police have found no evidence of radicalisation that would suggest terrorism was motive. Rowley says the investigation is a result of possible mental health issues.
The victim, an American woman in her 60s, was killed at the scene, while 5 other sustained stabbing wounds.
The name of the suspect has yet to be released.

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