(LONDON) JUST IN: MET Officers were called to the scene of a what seemed a ‘ knife and gunshot ‘ attack in Newham on Monday at around 21:30: BST and found a 20yr-old man who had died at the scene : Area is cordoned off and a Section 60 order granted #AceNewsDesk reports

A man in his 20s has died after suffering “knife and gunshot wounds” in east London: He was attacked in Church Road in Manor Park, Newham, shortly before 21:30 BST on Monday…………..Scotland Yard said officers found the victim “suffering from what are believed to be knife and gunshot wounds” The man died at the scene. An increased police presence is in place in the area and an investigation is under way.

The area surrounding the scene was sealed off and murder detectives were notified. Police have appealed for witnesses to contact them: Police have been granted a section Section 60 order, giving increased stop and search powers in Newham until 13.30 BST.

Mayor of Newham Rokhsana Fiaz tweeted: “My deepest condolences to his family today following a devastating incident last night.”

#AceNewsDesk report …………..BBCNews.Com/ Published: April.09: 2019:

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