Libyan asylum seeker held for deadly terrorist stabbings in UK

World | 21 Jun 2020 9:23 pm

The man thought to have stabbed three people two death in a Reading park has been named as Khairi Saadallah.He is a 25-year-old Libyan asylum seeker, Sky News understands, Sky News reports.

Police declared the incident in Forbury Park in central Reading at 7pm on Saturday a terror attack and counter-terrorism police have now taken over the investigation.

Saadallah was arrested at the scene on suspicion of murder and is currently in custody.

Another three people were seriously injured in the attack. One was discharged from hospital today and the other two are still being treated.

Police have not named the suspect but two sources have told Sky News Saadallah is the suspect.

Officers were seen searching the top floor of the block of flats where he is believed to live in Basingstoke Road, near Forbury Park, on Saturday night.-Photos: Sky News

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