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News'Berkshire London three People death in Park'

News'Berkshire London three People death in Park'

Three people have been stabbed to death in a park in the Reading area of Berkshire.

At least three people have been killed and several others injured in a knife attack in a park in the Reading area of   south-east London's Berkshire County, sources say.

A man believed to be from Libya has been arrested at the scene.

Officers from the Counter-Terrorism Department are also present at the scene, but the motive for the attacks has not yet been confirmed.

The bomber struck shortly after 7pm local time at Forbury Gardens, but authorities have not yet confirmed the number of people injured or killed.

An eyewitness saw a man approaching people in groups in the park and stabbing them.

Thames Valley police say a man has been arrested and is still in police custody.

An hour after the attack, armed police went to the flats on Basing Stock Road in Reading for safety shields.

Prime Minister Bruce Johnson has said he sympathizes with those affected by the attack.

He also thanked the emergency services personnel present on the spot.

Lawrence Wurt, who went to Reading on Friday, was 10 meters from the attack.

"One person passed by in the opposite direction. We were walking and passed by a group of eight to ten people," he said. The man stabbed three people in the first group before fleeing to the left.

"He changed his direction and ran towards us. When we realized he was not attacking us, he turned around and went to another group who did not know what was going on at the time," he said. Is. The man then stabbed another member of the group.

Home Minister Priti Patel has said in her tweet that she is deeply concerned over the accident.

Police say there are no indications that the incident has anything to do with earlier protests by the Black Lifes Meter, BLM, in the park.

Reading Council leaders have urged people to stay home and away from the scene.

A police spokesman said several people had been injured and taken to hospital, and that police had cordoned off the area around Forbury Gardens as officers were investigating.

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