Swedish market shooting not a terror attack

Swedish market shooting not a terror attack

Swedish police have ruled out terror as a motive after a gunman opened fire on a market in the town of Trelleborg, injuring at least seven people.

"I was at home at the computer when I heard a loud bang", Aron Tydén - another person in the area - told the publication, claiming that he heard people running.

Trelleborg is a town is the far south of Sweden, around 650km south of Stockholm.

Victims are reported to have been found in multiple areas, raising the possibility that there was more than one attack.

"We have received several reports of a shooting in Trelleborg", a police spokesman said, as quoted by British daily the Express.

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"We saw someone running outside".

Swedish police said four people were rushed to hospital but the seriousness of their conditions is not yet known.

"It's packed with police cars in the street". There are several people who have encountered injuries.

But we are at the scene and investigating."A major police operation is underway".

"Right now, it's locked off", he tells local media.

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