A Kurdish 52-year-old is critically injured after unknown assailants opened fire on the car he sat in during a pro-Kurdish demonstration in Stockholm on Saturday.
Police believe there are political motives behind the shooting.
The man sat in a minibus covered with Kurdish flags when he was shot in Fittja, a suburb southwest of Stockholm.
One or more assailants fired at least two shots and then drove from the scene at high speed, according to Svenska Dagbladet.
According to the newspaper, the man was hit in the abdomen and the leg.
Police do not have any suspects in the case, which is investigated as attempted murder.
The 52-year-old was taken to hospital and the hospital stated Sunday that he is kept in an induced coma and described his condition as life-threatening.
According to Dagens Nyheter, the 52-year-old is the leader of the Swedish division of the Party for a Free Kurdistan (PJAK) and had participated in a demonstration that began in Sodertalje and then moved on to Stockholm.
In Fittja trouble erupted between protesters and Turks, and that was when the 52-year-old, along with three others, had to run away from the place because they were fired upon.
A source in PJAK, who claims to be a friend of the wounded 52-year-old, says that the perpetrators first tried to stop the car and he believes that all four in the car would have been shot if they had stopped.
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