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A powerful explosion occurred at the corner of the streets Bryggargatan and Drottninggatan in central Stockholm just before five o'clock PM. A second explosion reportedly occurred at the intersection of Drottninggatan and Olof Palmes gata. One person has been found dead at the first explosion.
Originally posted by gringoboy
The start of the youth of the world waking up to reality,instead of fictional mediums.Backlash from net insanity.Oh well world of warcraft globally in realtime,awakening of the decieved.
Although this is real.
Originally posted by Dumbass
Still it could be related to anything, wikileaks, national troubles, annoying kids,...
Any Swedish, Stockholm, related ATS-ers that could clarify some of this?
Originally posted by gringoboy
reply to post by Nightchild
Either way the youth of the world are being pushed toward extremes,to discount youth involvement is ignorance even though corruption is involved.In the riot in London there was frequent remarks about youths futures being derailed into crime and if it continues rivalization will only increase and merge into combined anarchaic activities,even though it may not be in this case.A whole generation has been brought up on internet information ,information as you have pointed out can be misread,I hope and pray it is not more disenfranchised youth seeking a anarchaic purpose and is as you state mafia related although they to have alot to gain from the disenfranchised.
Alarm calls poured in to the Emergency Services from concerned residents about the explosions in central Stockholm on Saturday afternoon. But the initial info from the police was extremely unclear. First there was talk of two cars that exploded, later it proved to be just one.
“A car at street Olof Palmes gata has exploded, we got the alarm at two minutes over five o'clock PM. Two minutes later, we received yet another alarm about an explosion from Street Bryggargatan some distance away," said Ulf Göranzon, at the Stockholm police.
At Bryggargatan a man was found dead. According to news agency TT the police assume that the man was not damaged in the car explosion, but that he somehow blasted himself.
Streets cordoned off
According to the police there was a bag at the site, but that is unconfirmed information. According to newspaper Expressen the bag will be filled with nails.
Witnesses have seen how the police bomb squad robot has been taking care of the bag. There is also information that the bomb squad continues to look for explosives at the deceased man.
At least four ambulances were sent to the scene. Two people were taken to hospital with minor injuries, they were in the vicinity of the explosions.
The adjacent streets are cordoned off.
“We are trying to sort out what has happened," said Petra Sjölander, at the Stockholm police.
To be updated.
The 20 Swedish Democrats - the first national lawmakers from a party initially spawned in the 1980s by white supremacists - are working to impose a moratorium on new mosques, ban the shroud-like coverings worn by some conservative Muslim women and largely halt immigration from predominantly Muslim nations.
Should have had a backpack full of spikes and bombs
The man who died in Bryggargatan blew himself to death.
He carried six interconnected pipe bombs but only one exploded.
He also had a backpack full of nails and a suspected explosive.
- Had it exploded at Queen Street had been a massacre, "said a source.
Police bomb technicians examined the dead man's bag by using a bomb robot. Radiographs show that it contained a large quantity of nails and an unknown substance which is suspected to be explosives.
Shouted in Arabic
According to witnesses on the ground should the man have shouted something in Arabic before the bomb detonated.
According to Aftonbladet the man died of a pipe bombs which he carried on the body. On the site they found five pipe bombs believed to have been
According to Svenska Dagbladet, Swedish officials have stated, after preliminary investigations, that the dead man "blew himself up."
Furthermore, they report, a letter threatening terrorist action was sent to Swedish officials prior to the two explosions. The author of the letter blamed Swedes for their silence regarding the Lars Vilks 2007 drawings depicting Mohammad as a dog, and it also raised complaints over the presence of Swedish troops in Afghanistan, adding "now your children, daughters and sisters will die just like our brothers, sisters and children are dying."
The author went on to add, "Our actions will speak for themselves."
For now, it appears as if the explosions were, in fact, terrorist attacks on the Swedish capital at the start of the Christmas shopping season
Originally posted by fltcui
That story says it's a suicide bomber but the police haven't confirmed that yet.
If it is a suicide bomber it could be very well linked to the fact of growing anti muslim sentiment in Sweden.
Originally posted by PETROLCOIN
Please tell me how you managed to determine this man's religious preference, because I have searched the news article provided and there was no mention of it?
Or is it just in your mind that only Muslims blow themselves up?