Man arrested, heard shouting ‘this is for Syria,’ in stabbing attack in London tube station

by  |  published on December 6, 2015

A man was arrested Saturday after allegedly stabbing and seriously injuring one commuter and leaving two others with minor injuries while being heard shouting “this is for Syria” inside a London tube station, Sky News reported.

Police later said the attack, which occurred in the Leytonstone tube station in East London, was being investigated as a “terrorist incident”.

A Twitter user posted video (graphic content warning) obtained by The Evening Standard of the immediate aftermath of the attack, which shows a pool of blood and the suspect being shot with a taser gun by police.

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