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  1. Sweden shooting: Police rules out terrorism, several people injured in incident

Sweden shooting: Police rules out terrorism, several people injured in incident

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

By: | Stockholm | Updated: October 13, 2017 6:17 AM
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Police in southern Sweden say 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.

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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