London: One man has died and two other people are seriously injured following a “random” series of stabbings in Birmingham city center.
The police in Birmingham, a city in England’s West Midlands region, earlier said there was a major incident after reports surfaced of a number of people injured in stabbings early on Sunday.
“We can confirm that at approximately 12:30 am today [Sunday], we were called to reports of a stabbing in Birmingham city center,” West Midlands Police said in a statement.
“A number of other stabbings were reported in the area shortly after and “this has been declared a major incident”, the statement added.
Five others were also injured and a murder investigation has been launched.
One unknown male suspect is being sought but no arrests have been made, Chief Superintendent Steve Graham told a news conference on Sunday, adding that the public should remain alert. Agencies