Glasgow stabbings: Several injured and man shot dead by police after city centre attack

An armed police officer speaks with his colleagues in front of a cordoned-off area (Photo Sky News)

The “truly dreadful” incident is not being treated as terrorism-related.

A video was taken of armed police entering a building in Glasgow after reports of a stabbing incident.

A stabbing attack at a hotel in Glasgow city centre has left a number of people injured and a police officer in a critical condition.

A male suspect has been shot dead by armed police at the scene of the incident at the city’s Park Inn hotel.

Six people are being treated in hospital, including the 42-year-old officer who suffered knife wounds.

His condition is said to be critical but stable.

The members of the public hurt were aged 17, 18, 20, 38 and 53.

Scotland’s first minister Nicola Sturgeon described the incident as “truly dreadful” but said it was not being treated as terrorism-related.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.
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