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3 killed as truck drives into crowd in Swedish capital Stockholm

Saturday, 8 April 2017

STOCKHOLM: 3 people were killed when a truck drove into a crowd on a shopping street and crashed into a department store in central Stockholm on Friday, police said. Prime Minister Stefan Lofven said everything indicated the crash was a terrorist attack. Police confirmed the 3 deaths.

Part of central Stockholm was cordoned off and the area was eavcuated. Large numbers of police and emergency services were at the scene.

Several attacks in which trucks or cars have driven into crowds have taken place in Europe in the past year. Al Qaeda in 2010 urged its followers to use trucks as a weapon.

Source by: Internet

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