Vastavam web: Police in the English city of Birmingham declared a “major incident” after reports that a number of people were injured in stabbings early on Sunday, with the cause of the incidents as yet unclear. “We can confirm that at approximately 12:30 a.m. today we were called to reports of a stabbing in Birmingham city centre,” West Midlands Police said in a statement. “A number of other stabbings were reported in the area shortly after. Emergency services were working at the scene to ensure those who were injured were receiving medical care, the statement said. West Midlands Mayor Andy Street said the series of incidents in the Hurst Street area of the city centre appeared to be related but the motivation for them was not yet understood.