Two arrested over murder in Higher Broughton

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Two men have been arrested on suspicion of murder after the death of a man at a house in Greater Manchester.

Police were called to reports of a stabbing in Agnes Street, Higher Broughton, Salford at about 0325 BST on Thursday.

Officers found a 29-year-old man with serious injuries. He was taken to hospital but later died.

Two men, aged 33 and 63, who were at the scene, have been arrested on suspicion of murder.

A post-mortem examination is due to take place later.

'No general threat'

Ch Supt Kevin Mulligan, of Greater Manchester Police, said: "This is a tragic incident and we understand how this can cause alarm to the community.

"However, I would like to reassure residents that there is no general threat to them as a result of what happened.

"We are not seeking anyone else in connection with this incident and trained officers are on hand to support the family of the victim."

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the police.

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