Teenager disemboweled as 4 stabbed in London gang fight A teenage boy is facing life-threatening injuries after reportedly being disemboweled in a quadruple stabbing in south London on Thursday. The male victims were aged between 15 and 16. Six teenagers have been arrested.
Police, providing an update on those injured, said: “One remains critical, one is in a serious but stable condition and the remaining two did not suffer serious injuries.”
Witnesses described how one of the victims cried for help before being stabbed. Another described how they saw one boy with his intestines hanging out.
“That particular one, I hope he does live but by the looks of it and the way the ambulance had to struggle I would give it just an 8% (chance),” said one witness.
Others described how they saw a group of boys running moments before the police arrived. “Ten minutes before the stabbing I saw a whole heap of youths run down that way.
“Then 10 minutes later I heard people shouting and bawling out the back there. When I looked round the back there, I saw the youth come running from the block. He came to the corner and dropped. He was holding his belly.”
The crime scene, on Camberwell estate, is close to the where 23-year-old rapper Sidique Kamara was killed on August 1.
Labour’s Harriet Harman, MP for Camberwell and Peckham, said she was extremely concerned by the stabbings and is in with police and local councillors.
Supt Annmarie Cowley said: “This incident is in its very early stages and at present we cannot speculate on what the nature of it may be. What we can say for certain is if there needed to be an example of the utter senselessness of knife crime, then this is it.
“Four males are in hospital, and at this stage we cannot say how serious their injuries are. It is beyond comprehension.”
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