Barking stabbing: Man fighting for life after east London knife attack


man is fighting for life in hospital after being repeatedly stabbed in east London.

The attack took place on Longbridge Road, Barking on Friday.

A police statement said: “We are currently on scene at Longbridge Road, Barking responding to a serious assault where a male has received stab wounds. A crime scene is in place. 

“The victim is currently in a critical condition at an east London hospital.” 

Officers have dispatched extra patrols on the streets following the stabbing under a Section 60 order.

A Section 60 authority has been put in place. 

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