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Man arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences after five people are stabbed in a Manchester shopping centre




Police in the UK have arrested a man on suspicion of terrorism offences after five people were stabbed at shopping centre in Manchester.

According to Sky News, the man attacked five people whilst they were shopping at the city’s Arndale shopping at approximately 11:15am this morning.

It is understood the man who was armed with a large knife lunged at a number of shoppers who were scene fleeing the scene.

Although thankfully no of the victims sustained life-threatening injuries, police say four of the victims were hospitalised following the incident, whilst a woman was treated for shock.

However initial reports have stated that one of the victims sustained serious injuries.

Officers investigating the incident say they are yet to determine the man’s motives for the attack, but they believe that he was acting alone.

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