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Counter-Terrorism Police Charge Man With Three Murders After Knife Attack In English Town

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Counter-Terrorism Police Charge Man With Three Murders After Knife Attack In English Town

LONDON (Reuters) - A suspect has been charged with three counts of murder over a knife attack in the English town of Reading described by police as a terrorist incident, the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) said on Saturday.

A man wielding a five-inch knife attacked people out enjoying the sun at Forbury Gardens, a Reading park, on the evening of June 20, killing three people and injuring three others.

“The Crown Prosecution Service has today authorised Counter Terrorism Policing South East to charge Khairi Saadallah, 25, with three counts of murder and three counts of attempted murder,” the CPS said.

Read more: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-security-reading/counter-terrorism-police-charge-man-with-three-murders-after-knife-attack-in-england-idUSKBN23Y0SH