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One dead after Copenhagen mass brawl and stabbing

A violent incident in Valby near Copenhagen on Sunday night resulted in one death and three non-life-threatening injuries.

One dead after Copenhagen mass brawl and stabbing
Photo: Presse-Fotos.dk/Ritzau Scanpix

Copenhagen Police confirmed the incident on Twitter confirmed to Ritzau that the victim’s next of kin had been informed.

Police later tweeted that the incident currently does not appear to be related to gang crime.

None of the three injured individuals is in critical condition.

The fight, which occurred in the early hours of Monday on the Carl Th. Dreyers Vej in Valby, Greater Copenhagen, was reported to police at 00:40am.

Knives were used in the fight and several injured people presented at the accident and emergency department at Rigshospital in the city.

Part of Valby was cordoned off by police on Monday morning as investigation into the incident commenced. The area has since been re-opened but forensic experts are still working at the scene.

READ ALSO: Denmark's courts hand out tougher sentences for rape, violence

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7-Eleven stores slowly reopen in Denmark after hack

7-Eleven said on Tuesday its stores in Denmark were slowly reopening after a hacker attack knocked out cash tills in locations across the country. 

7-Eleven stores slowly reopen in Denmark after hack

“Yesterday, we were the victims of a computer hack. We resumed operations in some stores overnight,” 7-Eleven said. 

“We expect to open more during the day,” it added in its statement Tuesday. 

The sudden outage occurred on Monday, a first for the US convenience store chain in Denmark, where it operates 175 stores. 

It did not say who might have been behind the attack.

Five stores were so far open again, which were for now only receiving payments in cash or via a mobile phone application.  

Based in Irving, Texas, 7-Eleven has than 77,000 stores worldwide which it operates either directly or under licence.

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