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17 Sep 2019 | 07:49 AM UTC

Sweden: Possible hand grenade prompts evacuations in Trollhättan September 17

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Police activity reported in Trollhättan (Västra Götaland County) due to a suspected hand grenade September 17; avoid the area

TIMEFRAME expected from 9/17/2019, 12:00 AM until 9/18/2019, 11:59 PM (Europe/Stockholm). COUNTRY/REGION Trollhättan


A suspected hand grenade has prompted evacuations from a school and neighboring buildings in Trollhättan (Västra Götaland County) on Tuesday, September 17. Police were alerted of a suspicious object at 06:30 (local time) and have deployed the bomb squad to assess the danger. Details are emerging.

A heightened security presence is to be expected in the vicinity. Police have likely cordoned off the area.  


Individuals in Trollhättan are advised to monitor the situation, avoid the area, anticipate increased travel times due to high traffic and increased security measures, and adhere to any instructions issued by the local authorities.


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