Community left devastated after toddler and three-year-old boy stabbed to death


A man has been taken to hospital with stab wounds after a toddler and a three-year-old boy were killed.

The knife attack happened inside a house in north London, in the UK, at around 5.30pm on Sunday evening.

The one-year-old girl was pronounced dead at the scene, while the young boy was rushed to Emergency.

Despite treatment, he died in hospital.

A 40-year-old man was also hospitalised with stab wounds and police say all three were known to each other.

The Met Police has launched an investigation and no-one else is being sought in connection with the attack.

Redbridge Council leader Jas Athwal posted on Twitter: ‘Earlier today there was an incident in Ilford. Two young children have passed away & an investigation is ongoing.

‘My thoughts are with the family and wider community who are grieving this unspeakable tragedy.’

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