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Police confirm two dead after London Bridge stabbing

Armed police respond to a stabbing near London Bridge
Armed police respond to a stabbing near London Bridge. Photo: Ben Stanstall/AFP/Getty Images

London police said they shot and killed a male suspect on Friday in response to a stabbing near London Bridge at around 2 p.m. local time.

The latest: Police say that two members of the public died after the attack and have declared the stabbing a terrorist incident. They said multiple people were injured and stabbed and believe the suspect wore a "hoax explosive device."