Multiple stabbing attacks in Birmingham, UK, policemen announce a 'major incident'

Multiple stabbing attacks in Birmingham, UK, policemen announce a 'major incident'
British police confirmed, on Sunday, that a major stabbing occurred in Birmingham, England.

We can confirm that at around 12:30 a.m. this morning (Sunday 6 September) we were called in for reports of a stabbing incident in downtown Birmingham, West Midlands Police said in a statement.

We are aware of how many people have been wounded, but at this time we are not in a position to determine how many people have been wounded or how severe they are.

# Update | We can confirm that around 12:30 this morning we were called to report a stabbing incident in downtown Birmingham. We attended immediately with colleagues from the Ambulance Service. A number of other stabbing cases were reported in the area soon after.

West Midlands Police (WMPolice) September 6, 2020

The police statement added that all emergency services are working together at the scene and are making sure that the injured are receiving medical care.

TV channels showed that the police cordoned off a large area near the scene.

West Midlands Police said work is still under way to determine what happened, and it may take some time before we are in a position to confirm anything.

Emergency services have well-thought-out plans for handling major incidents. Our response is continuing in downtown Birmingham and will be for some time. They added the hoops are in place, and there are some roads closed.

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