Police say terror not suspected in town shootings in Sweden

Sweden shooting Photograph:( Twitter )

PTI Stockholm, Sweden Oct 13, 2017, 04.04 AM (IST)

Police in southern Sweden says several people have been injured in a small town known for past gang violence and that the incident is not being investigated as terrorism.

Police said two of the injured were hurt during a shooting and that a total of four people were taken to the hospital today.

They said there was nothing about the outbreak of violence in central Trelleborg to suggest it was terror-related.

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Police say a K-9 unit is searching for weapons and officers are interviewing witnesses. No suspects are in custody.

Trelleborg is a Swedish port town located 33 kilometers south of Malmo and 64 kilometers southeast of Copenhagen, Denmark. 

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Police said K-9 unit is searching for weapons and officers are interviewing witnesses ||Four people were taken to hospital today ||

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