Explosion in Stockholm – Evacuation – VG

Explosion in Stockholm - Evacuation - VG
Main Police Effort: Police cordoned off an area and are investigating the area around the stairwell where the damage occurred.

An apartment building was badly damaged after the explosion, which the police had to evacuate due to the risk of landslides.


In Sweden, many received calls from people who heard a loud bang near an apartment building in Solna municipality, late Thursday evening. The police confirm the opposite SVT That an explosion occurred.

Daniel Wekdahl of Stockholm Police told VG that no injuries have been found so far.

– But the search is still going on, he said at 23.55.

– We have evacuated people at the stairwell, and we are constantly evaluating whether we should evacuate nearby stairs.

Later Friday night, Expressen wrote that the stairwell had been so badly damaged that it was in danger of collapsing.

He says the house was badly damaged, but the police cannot determine if a bomb went off.

We don’t know what happened, but we suspect something criminal.

Wikdahl says the police are on the scene with great resources and are questioning witnesses who may have seen something.

Building on-site efforts will take time.

The police are also looking for any surveillance photos that might help solve the case.

Expressen has been in contact with residents in the area, and according to one, the entire house must have been shaken and there must be serious damage to the building.

– All the neighbors went out and stood on the balconies, says the resident of Expressen.

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No injuries were reported so far, and police said it was not clear if the blast had targeted anyone.

About fifty emergency calls were made and an explosion was heard in large parts of the area north of Stockholm.

No one has been arrested, and the police have no suspects yet in the case.

Huvudsta is located northwest of Vasastaden in central Stockholm.

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