Minutes after the start of the new year,
a stabbing incident occurred in central London, and 3 people were taken to hospital.
The ambulance service in London responded to reports of the accident at 12.34 am local time, when two men and a woman were taken to the hospital.
Police, firefighters and ambulance crews gathered at the site of the accident, and Westminster Police announced that their personnel had been granted additional powers to stop and search, all over North Westminster, and in a statement on Twitter, Westminster Police said: “It was approved (the police granted powers) Section 60 from 01:17 Until 6 o’clock, because of a stabbing incident on Edgware Road. “