Bristol stabbing: Boys aged 15 and 16 killed in attackon January 28, 2024 at 4:14 pm

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A 44-year-old man and a boy, 15, have been arrested after an attack in Bristol, say police.

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Two boys, aged 15 and 16, have died after being stabbed in south Bristol.

They were attacked in Knowle West at about 23:20 GMT on Saturday by a group of people who fled the scene in a car, Avon and Somerset Police said.

Officers arrived within minutes of being called and gave the boys first aid at the scene, but both died in hospital on Sunday morning.

A 44-year-old man and 15-year-old boy have been arrested and are in custody. A vehicle has also been seized.

Police have launched a murder investigation.

Bristol Commander Supt Mark Runacres said officers were keen to speak to passengers who were on a bus on Ilminster Avenue, where the stabbings occurred, at the time.

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