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One dead, two critically injured in Birmingham stabbing attack

Muhammad UsmanMultimedia Journalist

06th Sep, 2020. 08:14 pm
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On Sunday, in Birmingham, a random stabbing attack occurred that lasted for several hours have left one man dead and two critically injured.

According to the detectives, they started to hunt for one suspect who was reportedly stabbed at four different locations 12:30 am (2330 GMT Saturday) and 2:30 am. However, they ruled out a hate crime, gang violence, and terrorism.

Chief Superintendent Steve Graham of West Midlands Police said,

“It does appear to be random in terms of the people that were attacked.” He added that it was being treated as a homicide.

After two mass stabbings in London in the last year, Britain has been on high alert since then.

According to the details, the total cases of stabbing in England and Wales have been increased by 6 percent in the year to the end of March.

Britain’s most ethnically diverse city Birmingham has had a massive recent history of gang violence.

On gang in January 2003 had opened fire with an illegal semi-automatic sub-machine gun at a rival group. In its outcome, two teenage girls who were standing near the place of the incident were shot dead.

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