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Saudi Arabia condemns terror attack in Reading, England

21 Jun 2020
Floral tributes are seen at a police cordon at the Abbey Gateway near Forbury Gardens park in Reading, west of London, on June 21, 2020 following a fatal stabbing incident the previous day. (AFP)
Floral tributes are seen at a police cordon at the Abbey Gateway near Forbury Gardens park in Reading, west of London, on June 21, 2020 following a fatal stabbing incident the previous day. (AFP)
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Updated 21 Jun 2020
21 Jun 2020

Arab News

  • The Kingdom offered its condolences to the families of the victims and to the British government and people
  • Three people were killed and three more were seriously wounded in the stabbing attack

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia condemned on Sunday a stabbing attack in the English town of Reading that killed three people and seriously wounded three others.

A 25-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder after the stabbings on Saturday in a park in Reading, which is about 65 km west of London.

A security source told Reuters that the man, who remains in police custody, is a Libyan called Khairi Saadallah.

The Kingdom offered its condolences to the families of the victims and to the British government and people. It also wished a speedy recovery for those wounded.

Saudi Arabia affirmed the Kingdom’s solidarity with the UK against all forms of violence, terrorism and extremism.

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