Islamic Terrorism Hits Stockholm
At Least 3 Killed As Truck Crashes Into Stockholm Shopping Centre
At least three people have been killed Friday, April 7, in Stockholm, Sweden, when a truck crashed into a department store. Stockholm police have confirmed the deaths and multiple injuries, and have issued a warning to avoid the city centre.
Hallmark Islamic Terror Attack, One Arrested
Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven said the crash resembled a “terrorist attack” and that one person has been arrested.
“The government is doing everything in its power to find out what has happened,” he said.
Photos taken at the scene show the vehicle was a truck belonging to beermaker Spendrups, which said that its truck had been stolen earlier in the day.
Up to 5 Dead, Shots Reported
Swedish media reports that up to five people have been killed, and that shots also were fired in the area. The truck crashed at the corner of the Ahlens department store and Drottninggatan, the city’s biggest pedestrian street, above-ground from Stockholm’s central subway station.
Source: Voice of America
Photo: Drottninggatan pedestrian shopping street by I99pema (2009).