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26 Aug 2019 | 10:22 AM UTC

Sweden: Shooting incident reported in Malmö August 26

Sweden News Alert

Shooting incident reported in Ribersborg district (Malmö) August 26; increased security measures

TIMEFRAME expected from 8/26/2019, 12:00 AM until 8/27/2019, 11:59 PM (Europe/Stockholm). COUNTRY/REGION Ribersborg district (Malmö)

Event

At approximately 10:00 (local time) on Monday, August 26, several masked gunmen fired gunshots at people on the Sergels väg street located in the Ribersborg district of Malmö. At least three people have been injured.

An investigation into the incident is ongoing, and police have advised the public to avoid the affected area until further notice. The assailants are reportedly on the run. A heightened security presence and localized traffic disruptions are to be expected around the incident site over the coming hours. Details are emerging. 

Advice

Individuals in Malmö are advised to monitor developments, avoid the affected area, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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