'Terror-related' stabbing in London leaves multiple injured, suspect dead

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Police say they believe the suspect in the Sunday morning stabbing acted alone

LONDON — A man has been shot dead by armed officers in south London in a terrorist-related incident, London's Metropolitan Police said on Sunday.

"At this stage it is believed a number of people have been stabbed. The circumstances are being assessed; the incident has been declared as terrorist-related," the Met said shortly after 3 p.m. local time (10 a.m. ET).

Police said it did not believe there were other suspects.

The London Ambulance Service said it was called to the scene shortly before 2 p.m.

Videos shared on social media showed a number of ambulance and police cars at the scene.