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Rochdale stabbing: Man faces murder charge

Kellett Street, Rochdale Image copyright Google
Image caption A man was found with stab wounds in Kellett Street, Rochdale

A man has been charged with murdering a 22-year-old stabbed to death in Rochdale.

The victim, named locally as Akbar Masood, was found with stab wounds to his abdomen in Kellett Street at about 04:00 GMT on Friday.

Mohammad Shafiqul Alom, 34, of Kellett Street has been charged with murder, assault and possession of a controlled substance.

He is due to appear at Manchester and Salford Magistrates' Court later.

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