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Armed police deployed to rail and tube stations across London

Armed, uniformed and plain clothes police have been deployed to mainland and tube stations in London in response to a double stabbing at a London tube station on Saturday night.

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Man reportedly shouted 'this is for Syria' after stabbing

The stabbings took place just after 7pm at Leytonstone tube station. Credit: PA

An eyewitness of the stabbing attack in east London has told ITV News that he shouted "this is for Syria" after the attack.

The incident just after 7pm on Saturday is being treated as a terrorist incident by police.

One man was seriously injured and two sustained minor injuries, police said.

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