At least 2 killed as truck ran into crowd in Sweden

Swedish police say, a lorry has driven into a store in central Stockholm, killing at least two people.

Contrary to earlier media reports that three people were killed. Police said a number of people were also injured.

Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven said the country has been attacked and everything indicated that this was an act of terrorism.

The incident occurred on Drottninggatan (Queen Street), one of the city's major pedestrian streets.

It happened just before 15:00 local time (13:00 GMT).

Swedish Police at the scene
According to witness, shots have also reportedly been fired in another part of the city but it is not yet known if the two incidents are connected.

Witnesses told local media they saw a lorry driving into the window of the department store, and they have seen people on the ground.

More details soon.

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