NBC News reports:
A number of people were injured in a stabbing near London Bridge in the center of the British capital on Friday afternoon, police said. One man has been arrested amid a major police incident that has cordoned off the busy surrounding area and closed local bus, subway stations and train stations.
The incident on London Bridge was first reported just before 2 p.m. and police confirmed “a number of people have been injured.” Their condition is not known. Transport for London confirmed that London Bridge station, a major terminus for commuters across the southeast of England, was closed due to an “emergency services incident.”
Police were called at 1:58pm to a stabbing at premises near to London Bridge.
Emergency services attended, including officers from the Met and @CityPolice.
A man has been detained by police. We believe a number of people have been injured. Further info to follow.
— Metropolitan Police (@metpoliceuk) November 29, 2019
— BBC News (UK) (@BBCNews) November 29, 2019
Breaking News: The police opened fire on London Bridge, according to eyewitnesses, after responding to a stabbing. The authorities said they believed several people to be injured. This is a developing story. https://t.co/RTpTcXXJiN
— The New York Times (@nytimes) November 29, 2019