LONDON TERROR: American woman dead and five injured in Russell Square stabbing rampage

A SOMALI teenager has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman was stabbed to death and five people injured in an attack in central London, with police saying “terror cannot be ruled out”.

The 19-year-old Norwegian, of Somali origin, was Tasered by police outside the Imperial Hotel, in Southampton Row.

He was initially in hospital under armed guard but was this morning moved to a police station and arrested on suspicion of murder, police confirmed.

Norway’s foreign ministry said the teen emigrated from the Scandanavian country to Britain in 2002 when he was five years old.

The American woman, in her 60s, was treated at the scene but she died a short time later.

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