Prosecutor: London subway stabber had jihadi images on phone

June 1, 2016 12:18 PM

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LONDON – A British prosecutor says a mentally ill taxi driver who went on a knife rampage at a London subway station had images of a slain British soldier and an Islamic State militant on his phone.

Muhiddin Mire went on trial this week on attempted murder charges for slashing the throat of musician Lyle Zimmerman and lashing out at several others at Leytonstone station on Dec. 5. The Somalia-born Mire has admitted the attack but denies attempted murder.

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