Truck Crashes Into Muslim Revelers in Newcastle; 6 Wounded

Police don’t believe incident at a Newcastle Id al-Fitr celebration is terror-related

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Truck crashes into Muslim revelers in Newcastle; 6 wounded. Pictured: Newcastle skyline.Credit: Wikimedia Commons

Six people were reported wounded when a truck ran over bystanders at an event celebrating the Muslim holiday of Id al-Fitr in Newcastle on Sunday.

The incident took place outside a sports center in the British city.

According to the BBC, police have opened an investigation into the incident, which seems not to be terror-related.

The BBC added that police had a 42-year-old woman in custody for questioning.