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Incident in Russell Square, WC1

A spokesperson for London Ambulance Service said: “We were called at 10.33pm last night to an incident in Russell Square, WC1.

“We sent a number of staff to the scene, including four ambulance crews, a responder in a car, an advanced paramedic and two officers. A medical team of a doctor and paramedic from London’s Air Ambulance also attended by car.

“Our first staff arrived at the scene within seven minutes.

“Sadly, despite extensive treatment one woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

“Our staff also treated a further five people who had been injured during the incident, three men and two women, who were all taken to hospital.