Published On: Fri, Feb 2nd, 2024

Hamburg ‘locked down’ as two victims knifed to death in broad daylight | World | News

An entire city centre is reportedly on lockdown as police rush to the scene where two people were “stabbed to death.” The incident, which happened today (February 2) has seen cordons erected in the city of Hamburg in Germany.

Hamburg Police tweeted: “In #Billstedt two fatally injured people were found.

“Investigations and searches are currently underway.”

Billstedt is an area in the borough Hamburg-Mitte, in the eastern part of Hamburg.

According to Focus, a German media outlet, an argument between “several men” had broken out and that two people had died die to “various stabbings”.

The Hamburg Morgenpost reported that the emergency call came in at 11.58am German time

Witnesses reported an argument on Druckerstrasse, a knife attack and two men lying on the asphalt.

One of the dead is believed to have been lying motionless between the parked cars, the other in the middle of the street.

Photographs circulating online show large numbers of police in the area.

Officers are understood to have closed the quiet residential street and searching the surrounding area.

Witnesses said at least two suspects are at large.

Hamburg Police subsquently reported that the suspects and the victims were known to one another, with searches continuing.

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