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UK police: Park stabbing that killed 3 was a terror attack

APTOPIX Britain Stabbings
Posted at 4:03 PM, Jun 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-21 16:03:13-04

READING, England (AP) — Police say a stabbing rampage in Britain that killed three people as they sat in a park on a summer evening is being considered a terrorist attack but officials said the motive was unclear.

A 25-year-old man believed to be the lone attacker is in custody.

Authorities said they were not looking for any other suspects and Britain’s official terrorism threat level hasn't been raised from “substantial” since the Saturday night attack in England.

Three people were killed and three others seriously wounded in the attack at a park in Reading, a commuter town west of London.

The Press Association news agency reports that the suspect is an asylum-seeker from Libya who was living in Reading.