Three more teenagers charged with murder after knife death of 15-year-old boy in Woolwich

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Tamim Ian Habimana (Met Police)
Tamim Ian Habimana (Met Police)

Three more teenagers have been charged with murder after a 15-year-old boy died in a stabbing in south-east London.

Tamim Ian Habimana was found with a single stab wound when officers were called to reports of an attack in Woolwich shortly after 5.20pm on Monday.

He was pronounced dead at the scene in Woolwich New Road at 6.08pm.

Police said another 15-year-old presented himself at a London hospital a short time after the incident, with a stab wound, but his condition is not life-threatening.

Three more teenagers have been charged in connection with Tamim’s death and the other teenager’s wounding, the Metropolitan Police said.

Two boys, aged 14 and 15, have been charged with murder, attempted murder and possession of an offensive weapon.

A 17-year-old boy, who was arrested on Saturday, has also been charged with murder and attempted murder.

The three are due to appear at Bromley Magistrates’ Court on Monday.

A 15-year-old boy appeared at the same court on Saturday, charged with murder, attempted murder and possession of an offensive weapon in relation to the incident.

He is due to appear at the Old Bailey on Monday.

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