Man, 23, dies in latest of series of stabbings in London

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A 23-year-old man has died from knife wounds in the latest of a series of stabbings in London.

The victim was attacked in Oakwood, north London, on Tuesday evening. He managed to get himself to Barnet Hospital but died less than an hour later from his injuries.

A murder investigation has been launched and police are appealing for any witnesses to come forward.

On Monday a 26-year-old was seriously injured when he was stabbed in Newham.

It comes less than a week after a man in his 20s was stabbed to death in south-east London. He was pronounced dead at the scene in Peckham Rye on Friday afternoon.

Meanwhile, a murder investigation was launched after a man with a fatal stab wound was found on a bus in north-west London on Friday. The 48-year-old was discovered on the Route 189 bus in Gloucester Place near the junction with Dorset Square, Marylebone.

Another victim, 31, was left in a critical condition after he was stabbed in the head in Dulwich Park, south-east London, on Thursday afternoon.

Later the same day, an 18-year-old was taken to hospital with life-threatening knife injuries after an attack in Herbert Road, south-east London.

A 54-year-old was taken to hospital and a 60-year-old died in a double stabbing in Bow Common Lane, east London, on Sunday evening.

In an unrelated incident earlier that day a 17-year-old man was stabbed to death in Ingrave Street, south-west London.