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Ashburn

Became known details about attacked people in reading

The suspect in the attack in a city Park reading a local resident is a refugee from Libya, was previously convicted not of terrorism-related crimes, said the official representative of the National Association of service officers work with paroled criminals Tanya Bassett.

Yesterday evening in the city Park reading 25-year-old man of Libyan origin with a knife attacked several people, with the result that three were wounded and three were killed. The assailant was arrested the same evening. The police on Sunday morning said that the incident was linked to terrorism and called the name of the assailant, Hairy Saadalla.

According to her, a man previously imprisoned for not terror-related crimes. Service is "well controlled" Saadalla, despite taken in connection with the pandemic of limitations. However, as noted Bassett, the man had "serious mental disorders".

Earlier, the head of the counter-terrorism unit of Scotland Yard Neil Basu said that the victims of the attacker were completely random people, and the attack has nothing to do with the past in the city earlier rally in support of the rights of the black population. The motivation of the attacker is not yet clear, Saadalla acted alone.

The investigation continues, police interviewed more than 40 witnesses and is asking all witnesses to contact the investigation team. In the night of Sunday, the police raided an apartment house in reading where, presumably, the detainee lived.