Huge explosion hits Stockholm, several reportedly injured

Huge explosion hits Stockholm, several reportedly injured
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  • calendar-gray 27 March 2019

Several people were wounded by a massive blast in the Swedish capital on Wednesday night, ONAreports citing newspaper Aftonbladet.

The police received some calls overnight from people reporting loud banging noises in Vinsta in the western part of Stockholm, representative of the Swedish police Fredrik Andersson stated. According to him, the blast occurred at 1:00 AM local time.

Andersson also said that several people had been admitted to the hospital with minor wounds, adding that one of the victims had been injured by glass shards following the explosion.

Police have temporarily blocked off the area and started a preliminary investigation into the cause of the incident, however, at the moment there is no official information about the issue.

 

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