Two 16-year-old boys have been stabbed to death in locations around a mile apart in south east London.

Police were called at around 5.10pm today (Saturday) to people injured in Sewell Road in Abbey Wood and Titmuss Avenue in Thamesmead.

At both scenes a 16-year-old boy was found having been stabbed.

Both were pronounced dead later.

Officers are investigating whether or not there is a link between the two killings which are believed to have happened around the same time, according to Sky News.