Teen held after US woman killed in London stabbings

The crime scene is cleaned in London's Russell Square following a knife attack in which one woman was killed and five others injured on August 4, 2016British police were holding a 19-year-old man on suspicion of murder Thursday after a central London stabbing spree that killed a US woman but appeared unrelated to terrorism. Cities across Europe have been on edge after a string of attacks in recent weeks and the overnight rampage that killed the woman, thought to be in her 60s, and injured five others, had triggered fresh terror fears. “We believe this was a spontaneous attack and the victims were selected at random,” senior police officer Mark Rowley told reporters.

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