Three people including a police officer were stabbed a knife attack at Victoria Station Monday night in Manchester.
The Manchester Evening News reported:
Three people – including one police officer – have been stabbed in an attack at Victoria Station tonight.
The stabbing has been declared a ‘critical incident’ by police.
Officers from British Transport Police were called to the station just before 9pm as a man wielding a knife stabbed members of the public.
A man has been arrested and two people have been taken to hospital with knife injuries.
A BTP officer is also being treated for a stab wound to the shoulder.
An eyewitness claims he heard the attacker shout ‘Allah’, though whether or not the incident is terror related has not been confirmed.
Social media footage of the suspect shouting "Allah Akbar" as he was taken into the police van after stabbing three people (Man, woman and a police officer) at #Manchester #Victoria station pic.twitter.com/7m2w0w90su
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