Wexford woman describes London terror tube stabbing

Teacher Eva Murphy was with a group of friends on London's Tube system at the weekend when a man stabbed strangers at a station

Wexford woman describes London terror tube stabbing

Photo: Eva Murphy on Twitter

Updated 11.45

A Wexford woman caught up in a terror attack in a London tube station has described the moment she fled for her life.

School teacher Eva Murphy has described how she saw one victim lying in a massive pool of blood in Leytonstone station, before witnessing the man stab a second victim in the neck.

Police are treating it as a "terrorist incident" amid reports that the suspect repeatedly shouted "This is for Syria."

Ms Murphy says she thought she was going to be killed in the incident in Leytonstone Tube station.

She was with a group of friends when the violence occurred. Eva describes a brief moment of panic when the group thought one of the friends was unaccounted for - she was later found safe.

A man (29) has been remanded in custody after appearing in court in connection with the attack.

Eva Murphy spoke to Newstalk's Pat Kenny show about being within touching distance of the attacker: