A police officer stabbed in the West George Street attack is described as being in a "critical but stable condition" as he recovers in hospital.

A total of six people were stabbed in a major incident at the Park Inn Hotel this afternoon.

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Speaking with BBC News, chair of Scottish Police Federation, said: "We understand he is in a critical but stable position in hospital and our thoughts are very much with him just now hoping he pulls through from this.

"We are making sure his family are given the appropriate support."

Glasgow Times:

The current condition of the other five victims is currently unknown. 

It has now been confirmed that 100 asylum seekers resided in the hotel where the attack took place. 

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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 possible 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."