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UK: Suspect charged over Leytonstone Tube stabbing appears at Westminster Court00:38

UK: Suspect charged over Leytonstone Tube stabbing appears at Westminster Court

United Kingdom, London
December 7, 2015 at 18:27 GMT +00:00 · Published

Muhaydin Mire arrested after carrying out a knife attack at Leytonstone Underground station was escorted by police to Westminster Magistrates Court in London, Monday morning.

Muhaydin Mire reportedly stabbed two people at an east London tube station on Saturday evening, before being shot with a stun gun and arrested by police. A spokesperson for the Metropolitan Police later said the attack is being investigated as a "terrorist incident".

Police were called to Leytonstone station just after 19:00 GMT after it was reported that a man wielding a knife was threatening commuters. By the time police reached the scene, one man was seriously injured with a slashed throat, while anther sustained minor injuries. According to witnesses, the assailant allegedly shouted "This is for Syria" during the attack.

UK: Suspect charged over Leytonstone Tube stabbing appears at Westminster Court00:38
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Muhaydin Mire arrested after carrying out a knife attack at Leytonstone Underground station was escorted by police to Westminster Magistrates Court in London, Monday morning.

Muhaydin Mire reportedly stabbed two people at an east London tube station on Saturday evening, before being shot with a stun gun and arrested by police. A spokesperson for the Metropolitan Police later said the attack is being investigated as a "terrorist incident".

Police were called to Leytonstone station just after 19:00 GMT after it was reported that a man wielding a knife was threatening commuters. By the time police reached the scene, one man was seriously injured with a slashed throat, while anther sustained minor injuries. According to witnesses, the assailant allegedly shouted "This is for Syria" during the attack.

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