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Police tape and police officers are seen near the scene of reported stabbings in Birmingham, Britain, September 6, 2020. Image Credit: REUTERS

One man was killed and another man and a woman suffered serious injuries in a series of stabbings in Birmingham, central England, police said on Sunday.

"We can now confirm that we have launched a murder investigation following last night's events," West Midlands Police said.

"A man has died and another man and a woman have suffered serious injuries. Five others have also been injured."