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February 21, 2020

Knifeman stabs prayer leader in London mosque

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February 21, 2020

LONDON: A Man has been arrested after a prayer leader was allegedly stabbed in the neck after a knifeman stormed a London mosque.

Police were called to reports of a stabbing at London Central Mosque shortly after 3pm Thursday. A man was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder at the scene. The victim was rushed to hospital but his condition is not yet known, reported foreign media on Thursday.

A Met Police spokesman said: “Police were called to a mosque in Park Road at 3.10: pm to reports of a stabbing. “Officers attended along with paramedics from the London Ambulance Service. A man was found with stab injuries. “He was treated by paramedics before being taken to hospital. We await an update on his condition.”

A man was arrested at the scene on suspicion of attempted murder. A crime scene has been put in place. Enquiries continue.