Man seriously injured in Swanley train stabbing

A man is in a serious condition in hospital after being stabbed on a London-bound train as it pulled into a Kent station.

The 23-year-old suffered multiple stab wounds on the Gillingham to London Victoria service at about 20:15 BST.

He was treated by paramedics before being taken to hospital, where his condition is "serious but stable".

British Transport Police said the train was taken out of service following the stabbing in Swanley.

Officers are looking at CCTV footage of Thursday's incident and "pursuing several lines of inquiry".

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