Terror attack in London by machete-wielding man; 3 injured

Terror attack in London by machete-wielding man; 3 injured
(Image: Twitter, @BigTobzsf via UK Independent)

The stabbing of three people at a Tube station by a man wielding a machete is being treated as a terrorist incident, police have said.

The man reportedly shouted “This is for Syria” after he launched the attack at Leytonstone station in east London.

Video clips circulated on social media by eyewitnesses showed a large pool of blood near the barriers and a stand-off between the suspect and police officers in the ticket hall. People can see be seen running away through the station amid the panic.

There were reports from people in the station that the man had shouted “this is for Syria’ and “all your blood will be spilled”.

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