Omani student killed in robbery near London's Harrods
An Omani student was fatally stabbed in London on Friday after reportedly being targeted by robbers for his Rolex watch, according to local media.
Mohammed bin Abdullah Al-Araimi, 26, collapsed under a Christmas tree near the iconic Harrods department store at around midnight.
Al-Araimi and a friend were seen fleeing from the luxury department store after having dinner nearby, The Telegraph reported. The group was targeted by two men after leaving the restaurant, the report added.
"The guy with him who called the ambulance looked like he had been stabbed in the stomach."
Al-Araimi was found unconscious with a stab wound in his back. His friend was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
The student's killing was one of three murders that came within a 12-hour period in London on Friday. The British capital has seen a total of 135 violent deaths so far this year, with knife crime having long been an issue of concern in the city.