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Teenager recovering from ‘samurai sword’ stabbing in Canning Town

The London Air Ambulance landing near Star Lane in Canning Town. Picture: Dawn Regan via Twitter The London Air Ambulance landing near Star Lane in Canning Town. Picture: Dawn Regan via Twitter

Wednesday, February 13, 2013
3:39 PM

A teenager is being treated in hospital this afternoon following reports of a stabbing in Canning Town.

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The London Ambulance Service and the London Air Ambulance (LAA) were called to Star Lane at around 11.40am to a young man thought to be around 18-years-old suffering from stab wounds.

He was taken as a priority to an east London hospital by ground ambulance but the LAA doctor accompanied him.

He is said to be conscious and in a stable condition.

Eyewitnesses say the stab wounds were inflicted by a samurai sword but the weapon remains unconfirmed.

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