“Several people were seriously injured and transported to the hospital “, the authorities informed in a communiqué. As a result of the injuries caused by the attacker, three people died, the press reports.
Police and first aid teams intervened on the spot after being called in the early hours of the evening for an incident in which several people were stabbed at Forbury Gardens, in around 19.00 (18.00 GMT).
Possible terrorist attack, police say
publication The Guardian he says the authorities are also considering a “terrorist attack”. Police are still investigating this.
British Home Secretary Priti Patel has expressed “deep concern” on her Twitter account.
A security perimeter was set up at the scene, with police urging residents to “avoid the area.”
An anti-racist demonstration of the Black Lives Matter movement took place in the area shortly before the incident, EFE reported.
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