The identity of the attacker, who was shot by law enforcement officers, and the condition of the victims is not specified.
Two people were injured in a knife attack on passers-by in the London borough of Stretham, the City Police’s Twitter account said on February 2
“We expect new information on their condition… We will notify the updated data as soon as we can,” the police said in a statement.
Sky News, citing eyewitnesses, reports that the man was armed with a machete and had some silver containers on his chest.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Twitter expressed condolences to the victims who were injured in the attack of a man with a knife in London. He also thanked the emergency services who were working at the scene in the Stretem area.
London Mayor Sadiq Khan also thanked police and emergency services.
In early January, it was reported that a policeman had shot and killed a man in the German city of Gelsenkirchen, who had lunged at him with a knife and shouted “Allahu Akbar”.