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Day: June 22, 2020

Reading park suspect was on MI5 list
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Reading park suspect was on MI5 list

    The terror suspect accused of killing three people in a Reading park had been investigated by MI5, it emerged on Sunday night. Khairi Saadallah, 25, was put on the security service’s ‘radar’ less than a year before Saturday's attack after a tip-off that he planned to travel to his native Libya where it was feared he wanted to join a militant jihadist group. But the file was closed after two months when intelligence services found no credible evidence to support the claim. Questions remain over whether Saadallah should have been at large at the time of Saturday evening’s attack in a park in Reading, Berks, after being released early from prison this month for minor, non-terrorist offences. It has also emerged that Saadallah, who it is understood had serious mental h...