London crime: Two double stabbings committed in the capital within an hour

Two double stabs have occurred in the course of an hour in Kilburn and Ilford tonight (December 29).

Two people have been rushed to Ilford Hospital this afternoon after the London Ambulance Service (LAS) confirmed they were being sent to a double stabbing at Seven Kings Station and at Swindon Close.

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Meanwhile, several police cars and ambulances came down Iverson Road, Kilburn, where police confirmed that two men in their twenties had been stabbed.

The two incidents took place at less than an hour intervals at. 16.10 at Seven Kings and around kl. 17.00 in Kilburn.

“Officers and the London Ambulance Service attended and found a man – no further details – were found with stab wounds,” police said of the Kilburn incident.

“Another man – no further details – with stab wounds was found nearby on Cavendish Road.

“Both men are believed to be in their twenties and have been rushed to hospital. We are awaiting an update on both men’s condition.”

A short video taken from the Iverson Road scene shows several police cars setting up a perimeter on the road while ambulances can also be seen.

In the clip, the eyewitness describes the scene as something from a ‘war zone’.

Regarding the incident at Ilford, the London Ambulance Service said: “We sent a number of resources to the scene, including two ambulance crews, an advanced paramedic, several paramedics in emergency response vehicles, an incident response officer and we also sent doctors from London’s Air. Ambulance.

“We treated two patients for stab wounds and took them both as a priority at the hospital.”

A spokesman for the British Transport Police added: “Officers were called to Seven Kings station at 4.10pm following reports of a serious assault.

“The station in Redbridge is currently closed while officers respond to the incident along with paramedics.”

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Seven Kings station has been closed due to police investigation, Transport for London announced.

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