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Islamic State Claims London Attacker Who Stabbed 2 People is One of Its Fighters

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The terrorist group's propaganda arm said the man carried out the attack in response to a call to target nationals of countries belonging to the global anti-IS coalition.

Beirut: The Islamic State group on Monday said that a man who stabbed two people in a busy south London street the day before was one of its fighters.

"The attacker in the Streatham area in south London yesterday is an IS fighter, and he carried out the attack in response to a call to target nationals" of countries belonging to the global anti-IS coalition, IS's propaganda arm said in a statement released through the Telegram messaging application.


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