One Dead, Six Injured In Potential Terrorist Attack In Central London

One woman has been killed and six people have been injured after a knifeman reportedly attacked people in the busy area of Bloomsbury in Central London. The incident is believe to have taken place just before 10:30pm on Wednesday night. Police were called to the scene and tasered one individual before making an arrest. The Metropolitan Police have said that terrorism is being investigated as a motive for the crimes. Per @metpoliceuk: Police called at 22:33 hours to reports of man seen in possession of a knife injuring people at #RussellSquare, WC1 — Raheem Kassam (@RaheemKassam) August 4, 2016 Police issued the following statement several hours after the incident: Police were called at 22:33 hours on Wednesday, 3 August to reports of a man seen in possession of a knife injuring people at Russell Square, WC1. Officers attended the scene along with the London Ambulance Service. Up to six people were found injured at the location. A female (no further details) was treated at the scene but was pronounced dead a short time later. We await an update on the condition of the other persons injured and details of any other injuries. A man was arrested at 22:39 hours and