London police say three discharged from hospital after knife attack

Reuters , Thursday 4 Aug 2016

London knife attack
Police personnel man a crime scene in Russell Square in central London on August 4, 2016, following a knife attack in which one woman was killed and five others injured (Photo: AFP)

London police said three people had been discharged from hospital after a man with suspected mental health issues went on the rampage with a knife in an attack which police said could be linked to terrorism.

One woman was killed and five people were injured in the attack, which took place late on Wednesday evening.

"Two people who were injured in the Russell Square incident remain in hospital. Three others have been discharged," the Metropolitan Police said on Twitter.

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