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Fahad Mohamed Nur stabbing: Knives found by children

Fahad Mohamed Nur was discovered stabbed near Cathays railway station Image copyright South Wales Police
Image caption Fahad Mohamed Nur stabbed to death in June

Two knives believed to be linked to the stabbing of a teenager have been found by two children in Cardiff.

The young boys were searching for squirrels in a wooded area at Cardiff Civic Centre when they made their discovery.

Fahad Mohamed Nur, 18, was found with multiple stab wounds near Cathays railway station on Sunday 2 June.

Police believe the knives, reported to them on Thursday at about 18:30 BST, may be the weapons used on Mr Nur.

The force said forensic tests are being carried out.

Det Ch Insp Mark O'Shea, from South Wales Police, said the area was "extensively searched" following the Mr Nur's death.

He added that the details of the boys' mother, who reported the knives, were not taken, and asked her to make contact with police.

Image caption The 18-year-old was found near Cathays railway station

Three men have been charged with Mr Nur's murder.

Abdulgalil Aldobhani, 22, and Shafique Shaddad, 24, both from Cardiff, have pleaded not guilty.

A third man, 21-year-old Mustafa Aldobhani, of no fixed abode, has also been charged with murder but has not yet entered a plea while Aseel Arar, 34, from Birmingham, denies assisting an offender.

They are due to stand trial in Cardiff on 25 November.

Mr Nur was born in Mogadishu, Somalia, and lived with his parents and siblings in the Cathays area of Cardiff.

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