One hundred asylum seekers currently reside in the West George Street hotel where an attack took place earlier this afternoon, it has been confirmed.

Armed police currently attend the scene as West George Street is closed off.

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Glasgow Times:

Police Scotland have confirmed six people have been stabbed as a result of the attack, including one police officer.

The suspect in connection to the attack has been shot dead by police.

The Kurdish Scottish Association has confirmed around 100 asylum seekers were residing in the hotel at the time of attack.

All Zada, of Kurdish Scottish Association, said: "There are around 100 asylum seekers in the hotel.

"There has been many complaints about being kept inside and having no money.

"People have uncertainties and many have mental health problems and depression. The situation is shocking.

"Some of these people have severe mental health problems."

Glasgow Times:

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Meanwhile, the Scottish Police Federation have paid condolences to the police officer who was stabbed during the attack.

David Hamilton, Chairman of the Scottish Police Federation said: “Whilst there is understandable and considerable public interest in the major incident in Glasgow earlier today, our focus at this time is in assisting the family of our colleague who has been seriously injured.

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"This is obviously an anxious time for them and we ask that they be left alone as their attentions are very obviously directed towards the care of their loved one.

"Our thoughts, prayers, and best wishes are with our colleague, his family and friends, and all colleagues affected by this incident at this time."

The Scottish Refugee Council said: "Like everyone else, we are seriously worried about the situation at the Park Inn.

"We're trying to get as much info as poss from Police Scotland and our thoughts are with everyone affected.

"Anyone from refugee/ asylum community who needs us please call our helpline 0141 223 7979."