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Man charged with Wapping Woods stabbings

Scene of attack
Image caption The women were stabbed in separate attacks

A man has been charged with two counts of attempted murder after two women were stabbed in a park in east London.

Sijil Miah, 32, is also charged with possession of a knife in a public place.

He is accused of attacking the 38-year-old and 26-year-old women separately in the park area, known as Wapping Woods, on 4 and 29 December.

Mr Miah, of Shadwell in east London, is due to appear at Westminster Magistrates' Court on Thursday.

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