Man stabbed to death on east London street as second victim is found with knife wounds

A MAN has been stabbed to death on a street in east London with a second victim found suffering from knife injuries

Emergency services raced to Lea Bridge Road in Leyton just after 5pm this evening, and found two men with stab wounds.

One of the men was pronounced dead after officers and the London Ambulance Service attended the tragic scene.

Roads have been closed in the surrounding areas as cops continue their investigation into the double stabbing.

The second victim is said to have "severe cuts to his hands."

No arrests have been made and enquiries are ongoing.

The Met Police said tonight: "Officers were called to Lea Bridge Road, E17 at 17:20hrs on Wednesday, 17 March to reports of a stabbing. 

"Officers and the London Ambulance service (LAS) attended.

"A male – no further details – was pronounced dead at the scene.

"Whilst at the scene, a second victim was identified. He is reported to have severe cuts to his hands.

"Road closures are in place in the area. 

"No arrest have been made. Enquiries are ongoing."

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