Two teenagers are fighting for their lives after separate stabbings in London this evening. A 16-year-old was rushed to hospital after the first attack, which happened in Brixton at around 6.15pm today.
And a 19-year-old is in a critical condition after a stabbing in Newham, East London, at around 6.55pm. No arrests have been made in connection with either attack, My London reports.
Police have brought in a section 60 order - which temporarily gives police extra stop and search powers - in large parts of Brixton.
It will be in place until 6.45am tomorrow as detectives appeal for information to help trace the attackers. Labour MP Florence Eshalomi, who represents Vauxhall, wrote on Twitter: "Very worried to hear of this stabbing earlier thisRead more on mirror.co.uk