The British police announced that one person was killed and others were injured during what it called a "major incident" as a result of stabbing operations early Sunday morning.

West Midlands Police said: "We can now confirm that we have launched a murder investigation following the events of last night."

She added, "One man died and 7 others were also injured, two of them seriously."

For his part, a police spokesman in Birmingham confirmed that what happened in Birmingham was not a "terrorist act", and that investigations were still ongoing and searches were continuing to arrest the perpetrator.

For his part, British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab commented on the incident that "there are no confirmations of any terrorist act," calling on citizens to exercise caution and caution.

In addition, the police said earlier in the day after the accident: "We can confirm that at approximately 00:30 this morning, we were summoned after reports of a stabbing incident in downtown Birmingham ... and a number of other stabbing cases were reported in Region soon after. "

Our correspondent added that, based on the initial videos captured by the cameras spread in the streets of Birmingham, the police do not rule out that the reasons for the stabbing are due to incidents of violence between members of the youth, without specifying the exact reasons.

Andy Street, mayor of West Midlands, told the BBC: "A number of stabbing attacks in downtown Birmingham resulted in injuries at dawn on Sunday ... and there were a series of successive incidents in the Hearst Street area of ​​the city, apparently related to each other." Some are relevant, but the motive behind them is not yet understood. "

In turn, an eyewitness told the "BBC" that she saw several people clashing with their hands.

Source: Reuters

By:Nadeemy Haded

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