04 June 2017

London Bridge attacker said 'this is for Islam' before stabbing my son, mother says

The mother of a 23-year-old who was stabbed in the London Bridge terror attack has said he was approached by a man who said "this is for Islam" before stabbing a knife in him.

Elizabeth O'Neill said her son Daniel had stepped out of a bar when a man ran up to him and attacked him.

Speaking outside King's College Hospital where her son is being treated, she said: "He had just stepped outside the bar for a second and a man ran up to him and said 'this is for my family, this is for Islam' and stuck a knife straight in him. [ITV] Read more