Authorities in Sweden’s capital say a truck was driven into a crowd of people on a sidewalk and a department store in the center part of the city today. Early reports indicate that three people have been killed and many more have been injured.
Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet quoted a witness who described hundreds of people running away from the incident which was close to Ahlens mall. “A vehicle has injured people in Drottningatan,” said police spokeswoman Towe Hagg. Swedish broadcaster SVT reports that shots have been fired. Live footage of the scene showed smoke rising from the department store after the crash. Read more at BBC NEWS.