Swedish police say a man armed with an axe attacked and injured eight people in a possible “terror crime” before being shot and arrested.
- Authorities are undertaking a preliminary investigation into terrorist crimes
- A suspect in his 20s was previously known to police for minor crimes
- Police said the situation is under control, with the assailant hospitalised
Prime Minister Stefan Lofven said a possible terrorist motive was being investigated.
“In the light of what has emerged so far in the police investigation, prosecutors have initiated a preliminary investigation into terrorist crimes,” he said.
Shortly after his statement, investigators at a police press conference said they had started a preliminary investigation into…