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30 Apr 2024

Hainault: 14-year-old dead after east London ‘sword’ attack

It began with early morning reports of a van being driven into a house.

It ended with a community in shock after a 14-year-old boy was killed in a ‘sword’ attack.

Five others are in hospital – one of them the 36-year-old suspect, who was arrested after being tasered.

The attack began in a street next to Hainault underground station in east London.

You may find some images and the detail of the incident in his report upsetting