knifeman shot dead in London after he stabbed several people in terror related attack

Several people have been stabbed in a terror attack in south London.

Police said: ‘A man has been shot dead by armed officers in Streatham.

At this stage it is believed a number of people have been stabbed.

‘The circumstances are being assessed; the incident has been declared as terrorist-related.’

One Twitter user said: “Be careful out today, I’m in London, just seen about two dozen armed police, a man shot and a two stab victims receiving urgent medical care.”

One shocked local resident, a man in his 20s, said: ‘A bloke with a knife stabbed somebody outside the White Lion pub, and then the police shot the knifeman. ‘It all happened so quickly; I can’t believe it.’