08:20 GMT11 April 2021
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    According to the Swedish police, the situation is already under control and nothing suggests any accomplices were involved.

    Swedish police are treating a Wednesday stabbing attack in the southern town of Vetlanda as a suspected terrorist incident. Here's what is known so far:

    • Eight people have been seriously injured;
    • No fatalities have been reported so far;
    • Several areas have been cordoned off in connection with a police operation;
    • The suspect, a man in his 20s, was shot by officers and is now in custody, Police Spokesperson Angelica Israelsson Silfver said;
    • The wounded suspect is being monitored by police in hospital where he's being treated;
    • Police believe the suspect acted alone and that nothing points to any accomplices;
    • The attacker's motive remains unknown;
    • The situation is now under control, police say;
    • The incident was first investigated as suspected attempted murder but later in the evening was changed to suspected terrorism.
    stabbing attack, terrorism, terror, Sweden
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