Two men charged with murder over stabbing in Nottingham

Police in Russell Road
Image caption The victim died after an attack on Russell Road in the Forest Fields area of Nottingham on Wednesday evening

Two men have been charged after a 21-year-old was fatally stabbed in Nottingham.

Aqib Mazhar, from the Forest Fields area of the city, was stabbed in an attack on Russell Road on Wednesday evening.

Mohamud Alasow, 18, of Hamilton Road, Nottingham and Junaid Farrukh, 21, of Heathermead Close, Oakwood, Derby, have been charged with murder.

The two men are due before Nottingham Magistrates' Court on Monday.

A 23-year-old man who was also arrested on suspicion of murder has been released without charge.

Mr Mazhar died in hospital from his injuries, Nottinghamshire Police said.