One dead, several hurt in central London knife attack


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A woman has died and five others were injured in a knife attack in Russell Square, central London.

Police and ambulance crews were called on Wednesday to reports of a man in possession of a knife and injuring people.

Up to six injured people were found at the scene; one woman was pronounced dead a short time later.

The man was arrested; a taser was discharged by one of the arresting officers.

Terrorism is one possible motive being explored, the Metropolitan Police say.

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