Man dies in Stockholm metro station blast

08 January, 2018, 06:26 | Author: Marjorie Miles
  • Blast injures 2 in Stockholm police say no terrorism link

A woman aged 45 was also hurt, suffering facial injuries, police said.

Numerous illegal hand grenades found in Sweden are being imported from former Yugoslav nations, he said.

The Aftonbladet newspaper reported that the object was a hand grenade, though this remains unconfirmed. "It is surprising they have not detonated earlier", Alvarsjo said. The report quoted police sources as saying that there was no indication that the explosion was directed against any individuals or property.

An object now believed to be a hand grenade blew up after a 60-year-old man picked it up from the ground, leaving him in a serious condition.

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Police cordoned off the station and the square outside as bomb squad experts moved in to investigate. "He has been taken to hospital".

The explosion took place just outside the Varby Gard subway station in Huddinge, a residential district that is part of greater Stockholm.

Police said the apparent attack was not aimed at these two people.

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