Celebrate the diversity! Street brawl in Birmingham: Ikram Ullah Khan, 28, was stabbed in the neck

Police cordon off a Sparkbrook street after violence erupted involving 300 people last night

A man killed when a street battled erupted in Birmingham this week died from a stab wound to the neck, it has emerged.

Ikram Ullah Khan, 28, known locally as Ikram Elahi, died in hospital after the violence which involved up to 300 youths.

Two other men were rushed to hospital after police were called to the Sparkbrook area of Birmingham at 7.30pm on Wednesday. It was initially thought Mr Elahi had been shot but today police confirmed he died from a stab wound to his neck.

West Midlands Police also confirmed they had arrested a further six men yesterday, bringing the total currently detained in connection with the violence to ten.

Officers said the violence was thought to be part of an ongoing dispute between two groups, but said they could not comment further.

Four of the six men, aged 30, 31, 32 and 34, all from Birmingham, were arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and are currently being questioned by detectives…

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