London: Police in the English city of Birmingham pronounced a "significant occurrence" after reports that various individuals were harmed in stabbings at an early stage Sunday, with the reason for the episodes up 'til now hazy. "We can affirm that at around 12:30 am today we were called to reports of a cutting in Birmingham downtown area," West Midlands Police said in an announcement. "Various different stabbings were accounted for in the territory soon after. "We know about various harmed individuals, however right now we are not in a situation to state what number of or how genuine." Emergency administrations were working at the scene to guarantee the individuals who were harmed were accepting clinical consideration, the announcement said. West Midlands Mayor Andy Street said the arrangement of episodes in the Hurst Street zone of the downtown area gave off an impression of being connected yet the inspiration for them was not yet perceived. "At this beginning phase it would not be fitting to guess on the reasons for the occurrence," the police said. An observer told the BBC she saw "different individuals having clench hand battles". Police said cordons were set up and there were some street terminations in the city. The BBC said the cordon was close to the territory known as the Gay Village in the focal point of Birmingham, where numerous individuals had been situated at open air tables eating and drinking.