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Author:  Molly [ Fri Apr 07, 2017 9:03 am ]
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Stockholm truck crash: 'Three dead and shots fired' as lorry ploughs into pedestrians in suspected terror attack

By Danny Boyle, James Rothwell | The Telegraph | April 7, 2017


At least three people are reported to have been killed and shots have been fired after a truck ploughed into pedestrians outside a Stockholm department store in a suspected terror attack.

The incident was in Drottninggatan, a street in a busy shopping district in the centre of the Swedish capital on Friday afternoon.

Swedish Police said it was treating it as a possible terror attack and warned people to avoid the city centre.

More at link: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/04 ... stockholm/

Author:  Molly [ Fri Apr 07, 2017 9:09 am ]
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Author:  Carmelita [ Fri Apr 07, 2017 9:21 am ]
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Savages must be put down. People who will kill ever one who does not submit to Sharia should not be allowed in the civilized world.

Author:  Molly [ Fri Apr 07, 2017 9:28 am ]
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'morning, Carm! ;)

The Associated Press@AP 10:15AM ET

BREAKING: Swedish prime minister says one person arrested in the deadly truck attack on a Stockholm department store.

Author:  Molly [ Fri Apr 07, 2017 9:36 am ]
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Possible second incident away from the Lorry attack involving gun shots. Unconfirmed if related.

Stockholm lorry rams crowds, killing at least two people- BBC News 3:59min


Author:  Molly [ Fri Apr 07, 2017 9:43 am ]
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Amichai Stein@AmichaiStein1 10:25AM ET

#BREAKING: Shooting reported at second area in Stockholm which is 20 minutes away from first location - @SkyNews

#BREAKING: moment police arrest the terrorist who rammed a hijacked truck into Stockholm center; Truck company says truck was stolen earlier


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Author:  Molly [ Fri Apr 07, 2017 9:54 am ]
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Via @Breaking911

Terror suspect being arrested by police


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Author:  Carmelita [ Fri Apr 07, 2017 10:00 am ]
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Morning Molly !

I wonder who the arrested person could be an Amish? Melkite? Baptist? Catholic? Enquiring minds want to know.

Author:  Molly [ Fri Apr 07, 2017 10:02 am ]
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Via @Breaking911

BREAKING: Swedish police have ordered the evacuation of the central train station in Stockholm - Sky News


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Author:  Carmelita [ Fri Apr 07, 2017 10:33 am ]
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Such joy diversity and refugees have brought to Sweden. Nothing to see there silly President Trump. I wonder if when the people with their heads in the sand will wake up before their very heads are cut off about the reality of Islam.

Author:  Molly [ Fri Apr 07, 2017 11:35 am ]
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Via AP

5:45 p.m. (10:45AM ET)

Swedish police say they cannot say how many people were killed or injured when a truck ran into a crowd in downtown Stockholm, and they have not found the driver.

"We have no contact with the person or persons who drove the truck," Sweden's top police chief, Dan Eliasson, told a news conference.

"Right now we have no one arrested," said Jan Evensson of the Stockholm police who urged people not to drive into central Stockholm.

Source: https://apnews.com/90d69285769b4b619a9af3d551bb25d9

Author:  Carmelita [ Fri Apr 07, 2017 11:59 am ]
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Remind me why an armed citizenry is supposedly bad for the civilized world?

Author:  Molly [ Sat Apr 08, 2017 6:05 pm ]
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I'll keep you updated, Rumpole. With more info you may want to move this.

Norway police find 'bomb-like' device, arrest suspect
By Associated Press, Top News | April 8, 2017, 6:45PM ET


STAVANGER, Norway (AP) — Police in the Norwegian capital of Oslo cordoned off large section of a busy commercial street Saturday night after finding what they describe as a "bomb-like" device.

The official police Twitter account said one man has been arrested and bomb disposal experts are on the scene.

Police swept through the area to remove people from bars and restaurants.

"Every restaurant was being closed," said 23-year-old Malin Myrvold, who witnessed the scene from a fourth-story window. "You could see cops in heavy armor going in every store and restaurant.

"We were trying to see what was going on. The police were screaming at us to get back inside and stay where we were," she added by telephone

Norway was put on high alert after neighboring Sweden suffered a truck attack in the capital Thursday that killed four people and injured 15.

Source: https://apnews.com/f5ea7953819b496290b3e06dd69d252a

Author:  Rumpole [ Sat Apr 08, 2017 6:07 pm ]
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Thx Molly.. as you know I have family living in Norway :95

I might move this to Islamic savages dept..... take a punt

(I KNOW Norway is not Sweden..... but close enough!) :cool

Author:  Molly [ Sat Apr 08, 2017 6:17 pm ]
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Police in Norway once again to bear arms after the attack in Stockholm
By Pieter Wijnen | Norway Today | April 7, 2017


Police in the largest cities in Norway and at Oslo Airport, Gardermoen has been allowed to temporary armament until further notice after the Stockholm attack.

There has also been implemented major uniformed presence in said places, the Police Directorate informs.

Police will continuously assess whether there is a need for other measures here at home.

The Secret Police (PST) has also stated that they continuously assess whether the incident in Stockholm affects the level of threat in Norway.

Source: http://norwaytoday.info/news/police-nor ... stockholm/

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I would say heavily armed.

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Author:  Molly [ Sat Apr 08, 2017 6:40 pm ]
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This journalist is there and heard the controlled detonation with robot. He's posted lots of photos of downtown. The streets look like they are lined with restaurants and bars. Really pretty, clean. How I remember Germany.

Fredrik Drevon@FredrikDrevon
I asked a police officer if police did a detonation. He said "Yes, we tried ..."

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Author:  Rumpole [ Sat Apr 08, 2017 6:42 pm ]
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Snap, Molly... more on controled detonation....

Oslo police detonate 'bomb-like device'
9 Apr 2017 - 9:34am

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Norwegian police have set off a controlled explosion of a "bomb-like device" found in central Oslo and a suspect is in custody.

A Reuters reporter described a loud bang shortly after the arrival of Oslo's bomb squad on Saturday night.

"The noise from the blast was louder than our explosives themselves would cause," a police spokesman said, while adding that further investigation would be conducted at the scene.

The device had appeared to be capable of causing only a limited amount of damage, the police said earlier.

Police declined to give information about the suspect.

Oslo's Groenland area, a multi-ethnic neighbourhood that is home to popular bars and restaurants as well as several mosques, is also where the city's main police station is located, less than a kilometre away from where the device was found.

In neighbouring Sweden, a truck on Friday ploughed into crowds in Stockholm, killing four people and wounding 15 in what police said was an apparent terror attack.

In 2011, right-wing extremist Anders Behring Breivik set off a car bomb in Oslo that killed eight people and destroyed Norway's government headquarters, before going on a shooting rampage that killed 69 people at nearby Utoeya island.

...more at link
http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2017 ... omb-device

Author:  Molly [ Sat Apr 08, 2017 7:16 pm ]
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Yeah, I think it is close enough also. Every Norway article mentions Stockholm.

Hauling away the beer truck in Stockholm.

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Author:  Rumpole [ Sat Apr 08, 2017 8:32 pm ]
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Hard to believe that the DRIVER walked away after crashing that truck? :eek

Author:  Molly [ Sat Apr 08, 2017 9:46 pm ]
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I know right, with the fire & all. I need to look up the guy. I kept wondering, if the truck was stolen, why wasn't it reported and located prior to this happening? But the driver was truck-jacked only a short distance away.

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