One woman stabbed to death, at least 5 injured in central London

London, Aug 4 (IANS) A woman was stabbed to death while five others were injured in a possible terrorist attack in central London in the last hour of Wednesday, various local media reported early Thursday morning.

According to the Press Association (PA), a man was arrested minutes after the attack which took place at Russell Square after being shot with a stun gun by police, EFE news reported.

BBC reported that police and ambulance crews were called to the scene at 22.30 GMT on Wednesday due to a man in possession of a knife after several people had sustained injuries.

Six wounded people were found at the square and a woman was pronounced dead shortly afterwards.

Terrorism is being investigated as a possible motive, according to Metropolitan Police Service quoted by the BBC.

–IANS

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