2 men taken to hospital after Geylang stabbing incident

Police had cordoned off the area in front of the U Pub Disco in Geylang after the suspected incident on the morning of Aug 30, 2019.
Police had cordoned off the area in front of the U Pub Disco in Geylang after the suspected incident on the morning of Aug 30, 2019.ST PHOTO: ARIFFIN JAMAR
The pavement area in front of U Pub Disco night club cordoned off by the police, with officers conducting investigations on Aug 30, 2019.
The pavement area in front of U Pub Disco night club cordoned off by the police, with officers conducting investigations on Aug 30, 2019.ST PHOTO: ARIFFIN JAMAR
Blood-stained tissue paper littering the pavement outside U Pub Disco night club on Aug 30, 2019.
Blood-stained tissue paper littering the pavement outside U Pub Disco night club on Aug 30, 2019.ST PHOTO: ARIFFIN JAMAR

 SINGAPORE - Two men were taken to hospital after a stabbing incident in Geylang in the early hours of Friday morning (Aug 30).

The Singapore Civil Defence Force said that it responded to a call for medical assistance in Geylang Lorong 39 at about 1.25am.

The two men, aged 25 and 26, were taken to Tan Tock Seng Hospital.

The police said they "were alerted to a case of voluntarily causing hurt by dangerous weapon at 791 Geylang Road".

Pictures of the aftermath of the scene show the pavement area in front of U Pub Disco night club cordoned off by the police, with officers conducting investigations.

Eight police vehicles were present near the cordoned area when The Straits Times went there at around 2am.

A few pieces of blood-stained tissue paper littered the pavement.

ST understands the two men taken to hospital suffered stab wounds and one person was seriously injured in the incident.