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Teenager dies in Tower Hamlets stabbing

Police officers search an area where a boy was stabbed Image copyright PA
Image caption Officers attended the scene at about 23:00 GMT on Friday

A 15-year-old boy has died after he was stabbed following a fight in east London.

He was found stabbed in the abdomen on Bethnal Green Road, Tower Hamlets, at 23:00 GMT on Friday.

The teenager was taken to hospital but died several hours later. His next of kin have been told.

An 18-year-old man was arrested at the scene and taken to an east London police station for questioning.

The fight was between a group of male youths on foot and occupants of a car, the Met Police said.

Witnesses have been urged to come forward.

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