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April 6, 2020
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After Westminster at London, now Stockholm at Sweden

Stockholm Attack

Stockholm, the beautiful city at Sweden witnessed a terrifying terror attack that not only shook the nation but the entire world. Stockholm is a place where people can hardly suspect any kind of terror attack but as all know, terror knows no boundaries and no countries. Its aim is to always create atrocities and chaos with destruction of life and property. At least four people were killed and around 15 people were injured during the attack which took place on Drottninggatan(queen street), one of the city’s major pedestrian streets when a lorry suddenly ploughed through the crowds in Stockholm.

Swedish police said on Saturday morning that they believe a 39-year-old suspect was behind the truck attack which left four dead and 15 harmed, yet declined to remark on reports that the suspect was a father-of-four from Uzbekistan. The anonymous presume allegedly admitted to the attack in the wake of being kept in Marsta, which is around 25 miles north of the Swedish capital. A few reports recommended he had previously posted jihadist purposeful publicity on his Facebook page and had pictures of individuals harmed in the blast at the Boston marathon in April 2013.

Police discovered explosives in the truck utilized as a part of the attack in Stockholm, Swedish TV said on Saturday referring to various anonymous police sources. Eight victims, including kids, stay in clinic, as indicated by Swedish media. Three of the victims died at the scene, a report stated, while one passed away as soon as he reached the hospital. Sweden’s Prime Minister, Stefan Löfven, said “everything indicated the incident was terrorism.”It happened within two weeks after the Westminster bridge attack and mixed up recollections of the attacks in nice and Berlin where Islamist sympathizers utilized lorries as weapons – a strategy initially recommended in a 2010 order from al-Qaeda officers to their supporters. The attack further came under two months after Donald Trump incited a line with Sweden in the wake of proposing that immigration had prompted rising crime in the nation. The television footage demonstrated several customers and office workers escaping the scene after the lorry careered down the pedestrian street, killing a dog and pulverizing vases and litter bins as it went.

The European Union and countries across the continent added their voices of support, led by Angela Merkel, the German chancellor, and François Hollande, the French president, who expressed “outrage” at the attack in a statement from the Elysée Palace.

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