Parents held after two children killed in London, third seriously wounded

May 31st, 2008 - 8:53 pm ICT by admin  

London, May 31 (DPA) Two children were killed and a baby left seriously injured in a stabbing incident in south London, the BBC reported Saturday. A 39-year-old man and a 35-year-old woman were arrested at the scene and were being questioned by police. Neighbours said the two were the parents - Tamils from Sri Lanka who had moved into the house in the past year.

A five-year-old boy and a girl aged four were found with stab wounds at a house in Carshalton Friday night. Despite rescue efforts they died of their injuries.

The baby, a six-month-old girl, remained in a serious but not life-threatening condition in hospital. The three children were believed to be siblings.

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