"Sweden, look what happened in Sweden last night."
A suspected attempted murder with a hand grenade occurred in Lindängen in Malmø Monday evening. One person was injured outside a townhouse. Damage at the site and the injuries to the person have had the police conclude that a hand grenade has exploded, reports the regional newspaper Sydsvenskan.
- It's probably a hand grenade. A man has got shrapnel in his leg, says Calle Persson of the police.
- We think someone intentionally has thrown a hand grenade at the scene.
There is shrapnel damage to the townhouse where the explosion occurred. There have also been other findings at the site which indicate that a hand grenade was used.
The injured man taken to hospital. He is not suspected of having used the grenade.
A bomb team was called to the scene.
Shortly after midnight, they were finished with their investigation.
- They have checked that there is nothing dangerous at the location, with their special equipment, says Calle Persson.
Police have conducted interviews during the evening and interviewed people who live or are related to the address where the explosion occurred.
The case is investigated as attempted murder. There are currently no suspects.
Twenty years ago, if a hand grenade had been thrown in peaceful Sweden, it would be news world wide. Now it's getting so common that it's noted but let's move on. Nothing to see here.
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