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London violence: Man stabbed to death in Hainault

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Image caption The victim was found dead in Manford Way on Friday night

A man has been killed and another is in a critical condition after a stabbing in north-east London.

The man, believed to be 23, was found dead in Manford Way, Hainault, at about 22:20 BST, the Met Police said.

The other man, thought to be 22, was taken to hospital for treatment. A murder investigation is under way.

In a separate attack, a 17-year-old boy was left in a critical condition after being stabbed multiple times outside a Forest Gate youth centre.

The teenager was taken to hospital after being found with stab wounds in Woodgrange Road at 17:30 on Friday. No arrests have been made.

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Image caption The other man found stabbed in Hainault remains in a critical condition in hospital

Later that evening a man was shot in Hackney. Police think the two offenders were riding a moped.

The emergency services were called to the scene on Amhurst Road, near the junction with Downs Passage, at about 21:30.

The victim was taken to hospital. His condition is not believed to be life-threatening.

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Image caption Flowers have been left near to where the men were found stabbed on Manford Way

In a further attack in the north of the city, two men were discovered with head injuries in Ferdinand Street, Camden, at 03:20.

One of them, aged in his 20s, was discovered lying in the road and had to be taken to a west London hospital. Police are waiting for an update on his condition.

The other man refused medical assistance.

Scotland Yard said no arrests had been made.

Responding to the double stabbing in Hainault, mayor of London Sadiq Khan said he and the Met were "doing everything in our power to ensure offenders are brought to justice".

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