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Sweden Terror: 'Large Beer Truck in Stockholm Attack Was Carjacked'

According to The Aftonbladet, Swedish beermaker Spendrups on Friday said its truck had been carjacked earlier on the same day. Photos showed the beer truck sticking out of the Ahlens department store.

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Updated:April 7, 2017, 8:19 PM IST
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Sweden Terror: 'Large Beer Truck in Stockholm Attack Was Carjacked'
Sweden's police officers guard in the central Stockholm on April 7, 2017. (Photo: Reuters)
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Stockholm: Photos at the scene in downtown Stockholm on Friday showed that the truck which crashed into a major department store, killing several people, was a large beer truck.

According to The Aftonbladet, Swedish beermaker Spendrups its truck had been carjacked earlier on the same day. Photos showed the beer truck sticking out of the Ahlens department store.

Swedish broadcaster SVT said shots were fired at the scene, though it wasn't clear who fired them.

Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven said the truck crash "is an act of terror". He said one person was arrested in the attack.

Swedish media report said that up to five people have been killed while Sweden's intelligence agency said many people were injured in the crash.

ALSO READ: 3 Killed as Truck Crashes Into Store in Stockholm; Sweden PM Calls It a Terror Attack

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