Eight injured in 'suspected terrorist' stabbings in Sweden

A man stabbed eight people Wednesday in the Swedish city of Vetlanda, seriously injuring five of them in what police called a potential terror incident. The assailant was taken to hospital after being shot in the leg by police as he was taken into custody following the mid-afternoon attack in the southern city of 13,000 inhabitants. Speaking to AFP, police said the man in his twenties had used a “sharp weapon,” while local media reported that he had brandished a knife. Police initially treated the incident as “attempted murder” but later changed it in a statement to include a “suspected terror…

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