There was a mass stabbing at a Black Lives Matter-Antifa rally in Reading, Great Britain today.
At least three people were killed and there are reports that 12 people were stabbed.
BREAKING NEWS: at least 3 people stabbed to death and multiple more wounded in what seems to be a #TerrorAttack that took place during a #BlackLivesMatter/#Antifa protest in #Reading, Great Britain tonight. More info to come. Warning: Graphic Video! pic.twitter.com/SHLjz9LBap
— BasedPoland (@BasedPoland) June 20, 2020
Officers are at the scene.
BREAKING: Thames Valley Police are dealing with a serious incident in Reading at the site where #BlackLivesMatter protests have been taking place.
The leader of Reading council has asked people to stay clear of the area.
— SkyNews (@SkyNews) June 20, 2020
Two air ambulances and several police cars have responded to a “serious incident” after multiple people are believed to have been knifed this evening. A distressing video on social media shows what appears to be victims of the attack. Witnesses and police were seen performing CPR on the possible stabbing victims.
A spokesperson for Thames Valley Police tweeted: “We are aware of reports of an incident in Forbury Gardens, Reading.
“Officers are on the scene and investigating the incident.”
Freelance journalist Claire Gould, 33, who lives near the scene, told PA she saw the emergency vehicles land on the nearby Kings Meadow as a police helicopter circled overhead.
Reading stabbing: Three dead and two in hospital after attack in Forbury Gardens https://t.co/eUNWgvszk1
— Joshua Turner!♂🇬🇧 (@TheJoshuaTurner) June 20, 2020