Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven announced that today’s incident in Stockholm downtown, when the truck drove into the crowd of people near Ahlens Mall shopping center, was most likely a terrorist act. This was reported by The Local.
Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven says "Sweden has been attacked, everything indicates this is a terror attack" pic.twitter.com/CkDIrM69ZE— Sky News (@SkyNews) 7 апреля 2017 г.
The company which owns the vehicle informed that it had been stolen beforehand.
Drottninggatan pedestrian street and central districts in Stockholm downtown were sealed off. Subway is not working.
As it was reported earlier, a truck ran into crowd of people in Stockholm downtown on Drottninggatan major pedestrian street. Police said that two people were killed as a result, several more got injured. At the same time, Reuters agency claims that the truck killed three people and wounded eight, referring to police.
Police also received information about shooting, however it is not confirmed yet.