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02 Nov 2018 | 06:29 PM UTC

UK: Stabbing kills boy and closes Clapham South station (London) November 2

United Kingdom News Alert

Stabbing fatally wounds boy outside Clapham South tube station November 2; station closed and adjacent roads cordoned off

TIMEFRAME expected from 11/2/2018, 12:00 AM until 11/2/2018, 11:59 PM (Europe/London). COUNTRY/REGION Clapham South (London)

Event

A stabbing incident fatally wounded a boy outside the Clapham South tube station in the Balham Hill neighborhood of south London on the afternoon (local time) of Friday, November 2. Authorities have closed the station and roads in the vicinity of the incident have been cordoned off; it is unclear when the station will reopen and the road closures will be lifted. Resultant transportation disruptions are to be expected in the area amid a heightened security presence over the coming hours.

Advice

Individuals in south London are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid the area of the incident, prepare for transportation disruptions, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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