BREAKING: Terrorist attack in Manchester city centre

The stabbing of three people at Manchester Victoria station on New Year’s Eve is being treated as a terror related incident, police have confirmed.

A 25-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after the incident shortly before 9pm.

Two knives were recovered at the scene and a property is being searched n the Cheetham Hill area.

The three victims were taken to a nearby hospital in a “serious” condition but their injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

A woman in her 50s suffered injuries to her face and stomach, while a man – also in his 50s – has injuries to his stomach.

A British Transport Police (BTP) sergeant in his 30s was treated after he was stabbed in the shoulder, but has since been released.

More to follow…