A gun attack in Malmo has left ‘multiple injuries’ as police seal off an area in the south of the Swedish city.The shooting occurred just before 7pm local time this evening and police have an ongoing operation in the area. A witness to the incident said there were around twenty shots fired by people in an Audi which then drove off at high speed.
Meanwhile terror fears have also been raised in Malmo after an explosion rocked the outskirts of the city. The blast was hear in the just before 9pm local time at Heleneholm. Bomb disposal officers and other security personnel have flooded the area following the blast.
Witnesses have reported that shots were fired in bursts of three rounds, suggesting that it is automatic weapon used in the shooting, Sweden’s Express newspaper reports.
Police spokesman Ewa-Gun Westford said: We have an ongoing operation in the area and have a confirmed shootings with more than one injured. More we do not know because we are in the midst of it. Because it happened during a football derby between Malmö FF and Helsingborgs IF in town, there are many policemen on duty in Malmo tonight.”