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Sweden: Bus explodes following traffic accident in Stockholm March 10

A passenger bus exploded after turning over and catching fire at the entrance to the Klaratunnel in Stockholm on March 10; localized traffic disruptions expected

10 Mar 11:40 AM UTC
TIMEFRAME expected from 3/10/2019, 12:00 AM until 3/10/2019, 11:59 PM (Europe/Stockholm). COUNTRY/REGION Stockholm

Event

The fuel tank on a passenger bus exploded after the vehicle turned over and caught fire while traveling into the Klaratunnel at Tegelbacken in Stockholm on Sunday, March 10. According to initial reports, the bus was unoccupied except for the driver, who has been taken to the hospital. Emergency services are responding to the accident and have cordoned off the area as of 12:15 (local time). Localized traffic disruptions are expected in the coming hours.

Advice

Individuals in Stockholm are advised to avoid the area of the accident, plan alternative routes, and allow additional time to travel.

 

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