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27 Mar 2019 | 07:43 AM UTC

Sweden: Five injured in Stockholm explosion March 27

Sweden News Alert

Explosion in Vällingby neighborhood near Stockholm injures five people on March 27; terrorism not suspected

TIMEFRAME expected from 3/27/2019, 12:00 AM until 3/27/2019, 11:59 PM (Europe/Stockholm). COUNTRY/REGION Stockholm


A large explosion in the Vällingby area in western Stockholm injured at least five people on the morning (local time) of Wednesday, March 27. Police cordoned off the area and are investigating the cause of the blast, which occurred around 01:10 and caused damage to nearby homes and cars. Disruptions and a heightened security presence are expected in Vällingby area in the coming hours.


Individuals in western Stockholm are advised to monitor the situation, anticipate disruptions in the vicinity of the incident, and adhere to all instructions issued by local authorities.


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