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Man stabbed near Bethnal Green Tube station after boxing event

Petrol pump on Cambridge Heath Road Image copyright Google
Image caption The injured man was found on the forecourt of the petrol pump in Bethnal Green

A man has died after being stabbed near Bethnal Green Tube station in east London, the Met Police has said.

The victim was found with a chest wound at a petrol station, on the junction of Old Ford Road and Cambridge Heath Road, at 22:35 BST on Friday.

Police believe he had been at a boxing event at York Hall and was stabbed after a row with several people.

The 31-year-old was pronounced dead at hospital about two hours later. No arrests have been made as yet.

The victim's next-of-kin have been informed but a formal identification has not taken place.

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