Friday, 7 April 2017
Stockholm attack: Several dead and 'shots fired' after hijacked truck crashes into shoppers
Four many individuals have ended and 15 left harmed after a hi-jacked vehicle damaged into crowd before ramming into a shopping area in main Stockholm, Remedial mother and father verified.
Gunshots were also allegedly heard as panicked customers left during the dangerous quinton jackson on Drottninggatan (Queen Street), which started just before 3pm local time.
Stockholm's local medical care regulators have verified nine of those harmed in the strike are in a serious condition.
Police have since caught a man in a North Stockholm suburban area who appears like picture and information of a man that cops published after the strike.
Earlier cops verified they were meeting with a couple with regards to the strike.
"I will tell you that we have taken in a couple for asking, but that does not necessary mean that they are thinks," cops spokesperson Lars Bystrom said on Saturday.
"We want approach everybody who knows anything about this and sometimes it's better to discuss at the cops place than place of event."
Swedish Primary Reverend Stefan Lofven said at this point everything indicated the quinton jackson was terror-motivated.
"Sweden has been assaulted. Everything points to the fact that this is a enemy strike," Mr Lofven said at a media meeting.
Part of main Stockholm has been cordoned off and the involved area cleared, such as the main place. All train traffic was stopped on purchases from the cops.
Glen Foran, an Australia vacationer in his 40s who experienced the strike, has informed Reuters he considers the vehicle was purposely targetting customers.
"I converted around and saw a big vehicle arriving towards me. It swerved from sideways. It did not look out of control, it was trying to hit individuals," he said.
"It hit individuals, it was dreadful. It hit a stroller with a kid in it, destroyed it.
"It took quite a long here we are at cops to get here. Perhaps from their view it was quick, but it experienced like permanently."
The Remedial information organization TT said multiple individuals had been hurried from the field in ambulances, and live television video revealed smoking popping out of the shopping area that the vehicle broke into.
The information organization also revealed that the Remedial brewery company Spendrups, which operates the vehicle used in the strike, said the vehicle had been hi-jacked previously in the day.
"During a distribution to the cafe Caliente someone hopped into the motorist's cottage and forced off with the car while the car owner unloads," emails home Mårten Lyth said.
A govt source informed Reuters all Remedial govt workplaces had since been shut. Stockholm Police have advised the community to work from home and avoid the city.