London Tube stabbing suspect 'had ISIS images on phone': Court

AFP , Monday 7 Dec 2015

A British police officer, right, and police community support officers stand outside Victoria railway station in London, Monday, Dec. 7, 2015 (Photo: AP)

A suspect charged with attempting to kill a man at a London Underground train station had images associated with ISIS militants on his mobile phone, a court heard Monday.

Muhaydin Mire, 29, appeared at Westminster Magistrates Court in London charged with the attempted murder of a 56-year-old man at Leytonstone station in east London on Saturday.

Prosecutors allege that the attack was an act of terrorism and images and flags associated with ISIS were allegedly found on his phone.

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