Terror on street: Man killed by Scotland Yard police

A man was shot dead by armed Scotland Yard officers in south London on Sunday after several people were stabbed in a suspected "terror-related" incident.

Emergency services, including paramedics and armed police, responded to gunshots on Streatham High Road.

"A man has been shot by armed officers in Streatham," the Metropolitan Police said in a statement.

"At this stage it is believed a number of people have been stabbed. The circumstances are being assessed; the incident has been declared as terrorist-related," it said.