- Five are dead and dozens more hurt after a masked man hijacked a beer truck and ploughed into crowds outside Stockholm’s largest shopping centre
- Three men were seen leaping from the lorry and opening fire on officers and pedestrians at around 3pm
- Two terror suspects have reportedly been arrested after shootout – although moments ago in a press conferecne the police denied any detentions – while a third gunman may be hiding in city’s Central Station
- Prime Minister Stefan Lofven says the truck crash ‘is an act of terror’ and asks people to stay off the streets
- Authorities have released the following photo of a “person of interest” in today’s terrorist attack.
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Update 12:01 pm: In a press briefing, the Swedish police says that there have been no arrests made after the truck incident in Stockholm. It said it can’t confirm number of casualties or injured after the attack; refers to hospitals, and added that it is not “not in contact” with truck driver, or drivers.
Other details per Bloomberg:
- The police also showed the below image of a person of interest, tied to the place of the truck crash around time of incident.
- The Swedish Security Service has activated the international network.
- Police has strengthened presence throughout country
- No incidents after truck attack
- Sweden had no indicitions that attack would come, Military not called in
- Police comments in media briefing on the Stockholm attack…