Knife attack in central London; 1 dead, 5 injured

London: A man went on a killing rampage with a knife in Central London on Wednesday evening, leaving one person dead and five others injured.

A statement from the London Metropolitan Police early today said the attack happened late yesterday in Russell Square, which is near to the British Museum.

It said six people were treated at the scene, and that the woman later died. The condition of the others was not immediately known.

The statement said one man was arrested, and that a police officer had used a Taser stun gun.

Police said that terrorism was one possible motive behind the attack. No other information was immediately available.