UK police declare Reading stabbing as terrorism incident: BBC

Police officers and their vehicles are seen at a cordon at the scene of reported multiple stabbings in Reading, Britain. (Reuters)

British police on Sunday said that a deadly stabbing spree in a park in the southern English town of Reading is now being treated as a terrorism incident.

“Deputy Assistant Commissioner Dean Haydon, senior national coordinator for the Counter Terrorism Policing (CTP) network, has this morning declared the incident a terrorist incident,” Thames Valley police said in a statement, adding that CTP South East will taking over the investigation.

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