THREE people have been killed and multiple injured in a ‘stabbing attack’ in a Reading Park in England.
Police said that one man has been arrested in a ‘stabbing attack’ in Reading, three people have been reported dead and the injured have been taken to hospital.
The Times of London reported that the suspect is of Libyan decent and said the incident is being treated as terror related.
The incident took place in Forbury Gardens, a park in Reading, at least three reported dead by local media. The site hosted a Black Lives Matter protest several hours before the incident unfolded.
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The Telegraph reported at least three people have been killed, while two more have been hospitalized in critical condition.
Police, however, have yet to confirm any casualties, saying only that “a number of people sustained injuries” in the wake of the incident.
The alleged stabbing prompted a major police response.
Home Secretary Priti Patel said she was “Deeply concerned to hear reports of an incident in Reading.”
“My thoughts are with everyone involved, including police and emergency responders at the scene.”
Prime Minister Boris Johnson said: “My thoughts are with all of those affected by the appalling incident in Reading and my thanks to the emergency services on the scene.”