Several people have been killed after a truck was driven into crowds in Drottninggatan, a main shopping street in Stockholm. Body bags can be seen at the scene of the crash and it is reported three people were killed. As well as the deaths, several people are reported to have been injured.

Thick smoke could be seen coming from the building, as police urged people to evacuate the area. Brewery company Spendrups said the lorry used in the attack had been stolen earlier in the day while the driver was unloading at a restaurant.According to local reports, one eye witness in the shopping mall said she saw “hundreds of people” running for their lives. Another witness described the panic, saying: “I went to the main street when a big truck came out of nowhere. I could not see if anyone was driving it but it got out of control. I saw at least two being run over. I ran as fast as I could from there.”

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