The attack on Saturday with knife in the English city of Reading was declared a terrorist incident, the Thames Valley police said on Twitter.
The police department previously confirmed the deaths of three people as a result of the incident, three more were seriously injured. On suspicion of murder, a 25-year-old man living in Reading was detained. Earlier, local media reported that the detainee is a native of Libya. It was reported that the attack was not related to a rally in defense of the rights of black people.
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“The anti-terrorist police unit can confirm that the incident with a knife attack on people last night in Reading is now declared a terrorist incident. We continue to work together with the counter-terrorism unit”, – the statement said.