On Friday, a truck drove into people in the busiest street in the center of Stockholm, Sweden, killing at least four people and injuring a dozen others. Here’s what we know so far.
What we know
- Just before 3 pm local time on Friday, a beer truck reportedly rammed through Stockholm’s busiest shopping street and then into the Ahlens department store in the center of the city.
- At least four people were killed and a dozen others were injured, according to police.
- A masked man reportedly highjacked the truck while the driver was unloading the vehicle. He then drove the truck into a crowd.
- Shortly after the attack, police told residents to stay home and avoid the area.
- Police arrested someone in connection to the attack. It’s not clear if he’s the person who drove the truck into the crowd.
- Earlier, police released a picture of a person of interest.
- “Many things point to this being a terror attack,” Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven told reporters.
- The Sweden incident follows other similar vehicle attacks in London, Berlin, and Nice, France.
What we don’t know
- Who carried out the attack
- Whether more than one person was involved in the attack