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Police guard a cordon at Corfield Street in Bethnal Green (Picture: Marcin Nowak/LNP)

A man has died after he was stabbed during a ‘fight’ on a residential street in east London.

Police said they were called to Corfield Street in Bethnal Green around 8.20pm yesterday.

They said: ‘Officers attended and found a man with a stab injury. Despite the efforts of officers and paramedics from the London Ambulance Service, the 38-year-old man sadly died at the scene.

‘Police officers are working to inform the man’s family. Formal identification is yet to take place.

‘A post-mortem examination will be held in due course.’

Superintendent Alex Ogilvie said: ‘I recognise the impact this violent incident will have on the local community, especially as it happened in a residential street while many people would have been in their homes.

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Corfield Street, Bethnal Green (Picture: Google)

‘We shall be supporting our colleagues in the Specialist Crime Command with their investigation, and you can expect to see officers in the area over the coming days. I encourage you to speak with them about anything you saw or heard, as well as any concerns you may have.’

There have been no arrests and enquiries continue.

A crime scene remains in place.

It comes after a teenager was stabbed and shot while riding his bike during an attack in Dagenham, east London, on Thursday.

The man, 19, was ‘ambushed’ by a group on Whalebone Lane South at about 5.20pm, police said.



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The attackers then fled the scene in three cars, leaving the victim in a critical condition.

Four men and a woman, aged between 18 and 25 years old, were arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and bailed pending further enquiries.

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