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04 Feb 2020 | 01:16 AM UTC

UK: Islamic State claims Streatham (London) stabbing attack February 3 /update 2

Islamic State (IS) claims responsibility for the February 2 Streatham (London) attack on February 3; similar attacks possible in the long term

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Event

On Monday, February 3, the Islamic State (IS) claimed responsibility for the February 2 stabbing attack in Streatham (London) that left three people wounded and the assailant shot dead by police officers. An investigation into the incident is ongoing.

Similar attacks are possible in the Greater London area in the long term.

Advice

Individuals in London are advised to monitor the situation, anticipate a heightened security presence near the incident area, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.