Three people dead after Forbury Gardens attack

A 25 year old man from Reading has been arrested on suspicion of murder after being detained at the scene.The attack happened at Forbury Gardens at about 19:00 BST where several people were stabbed.Police are not currently treating the incident as terror-related then but counter terrorism officers were called.Security sources have told the BBC a man arrested at the scene is thought to be Libyan.

Home affairs correspondent Daniel Sandford said he had been told the man had previously been in prison in the UK for a relatively minor conviction not a terrorism offence.One eyewitness told the BBC how he saw a man moving between groups of people in the park trying to stab them.Police have asked anyone with mobile phone footage of the attack to come forward and people have been urged not to share videos and photos online the out of respect for the victims families.Thames Valley Police said the incident was not connected to an earlier Black Lives Matter(BLM)protest in the big park.

At 20:00 BST officers arrived at a block of flats in Basingstoke Road in Reading and secured the scene leaving residents waiting outside.More than a dozen armed police officers carrying shields were seen entering the block at about 23:00 BST.Uk ch dekho aa ki ho gea kida vada dhamaka hamla hoea te eh video dekh ke kro share.BBC News Home Affairs correspondent Dominic Casciani and now see who was outside the block of flats said he heard a loud bang at the scene about an hour and a half later after which several armed officers left.

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