A statement released by local authorities said that "One man died tragically; another man and a woman were seriously injured and five others were also injured, although their wounds are not believed to be life-threatening."
The Police is looking for a suspect in connection with the "random" knife attacks, which took place over a two-hour period. Chief Superintendent Steve Graham assured that what happened is not related to terrorism.
The police chief said it appeared to be a "random attack" and added that officers are still investigating the motive. However, there is no indication that it was a terrorist or gang-related act.
”At 12:30am police were called to reports of a stabbing in #Birmingham city centre. We immediately attended, a number of other stabbings were reported in the area shortly after.” @mi6rogue can confirm this was part of a 12-hour long fight between youth gangs. #Birmingham... pic.twitter.com/jpI2Zvx5UB