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British police said the attack on Park visitors in reading

The police Department in the region of the valley of the river Thames, has confirmed the death of three people in an attack armed with a knife men in the English reading, another three people were seriously injured.

The incident occurred on Saturday evening in the city Park.

At the moment the incident is not considered as a terrorist act, but an investigation by the staff of the counter-terrorism police.

Police also confirmed the arrest of 25-year-old suspect, who lived in reading. Earlier, local media reported that he is a native of Libya.

The police confirmed that the attack is not associated with the rally for the rights of black people Black Lives Matter, which ended three hours before.

Local authorities have asked residents not to visit the city centre, the interior Minister of the country Priti Patel expressed concern about the incident. Prime Minister Boris Johnson expressed sympathy to the victims and thanked the police for quick response.

The cordon around the Park is retained at the place of work investigators.

In reading, located about 65 kilometers West of London, is home to about 350 thousand people. On Saturday there, as in many other cities of Britain, held the now traditional procession in support of the rights of the black population. They all ended peacefully and without significant incidents.