Police in Dublin are addressing a ‘serious incident’ following a knife attack near a school in the north inner city earlier today, during which several children were stabbed.
Images from the scene on Parnell Square East on the outskirts of the city centre depict a frenzied commotion with ambulances and police vehicles.
Five people have been transported to various hospitals in the Dublin region, as reported by an Garda Síochána, Ireland’s police force.
Gardaí state that the casualties comprise a man, woman, and three young children.
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