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10 Jun 2019 | 07:08 PM UTC

Sweden: Residual disruptions expected at Malmö central station June 10

Sweden News Alert

Police reopen Malmö central station after threatening individual arrested June 10; residual transportation disruptions anticipated over coming hours

TIMEFRAME expected from 6/10/2019, 12:00 AM until 6/12/2019, 11:59 PM (Europe/Stockholm). COUNTRY/REGION Malmö central station


Residual disruptions to rail services are to be expected at Malmö central station on Monday evening (local time), June 10, after a security incident prompted its evacuation. Security forces shot and wounded a man who exhibited "threatening behavior" around 10:00. The suspect reportedly claimed to be carrying an explosive device and weapons; it was not immediately confirmed if the suspect was, in fact, armed. Police subsequently arrested the man and bomb squad technicians conducted a sweep of the station. Officials have not ruled out a terror motive. Police reinforcements will remain deployed in central Malmö - including at public places and transportation hubs - over the coming days.

A heightened security presence and residual transportation disruptions are to be expected in Malmö over the coming hours.


Individuals in Malmö are advised to monitor the situation, anticipate a heightened security presence and residual rail delays, cancelations, and congestion, and maintain a flexible itinerary.


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