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Blast injures 2 in Stockholm, police say no terrorism link

The explosion occurred outside an underground station in southern Stockholm.

world Updated: Jan 07, 2018 17:19 IST
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Two people were injured in an explosion outside an underground station in southern Stockholm.(Reuters File Photo/For Representation Only)

Two people were injured in an explosion outside an underground station in southern Stockholm on Sunday, authorities said.

A police spokesman said an object exploded after it was picked up, adding there was no reason to believe the event was terrorism-related.

The underground station of Varby Gard and an adjacent square were closed while police carry out checks, they said in a statement.

First Published: Jan 07, 2018 17:16 IST