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4 Dead, Many Injured After Truck Crashes Into Stockholm Department Store

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A stolen beer truck crashed into an upscale department store in central Stockholm Friday, local authorities say.

Stockholm County Council says four people were killed and 15 were wounded, nine of them seriously.

City police say one person “that can have some kind of connection” to the attack has been arrested.

Swedish prime minister Stefan Lofven says everything indicates truck crashing into department store is “a terror attack,” according to the Associated Press.

Live television footage on Friday showed smoke coming out of the upscale Ahlens department store on Drottninggatan Street, which the truck smashed into, CBS News reports. The department store is part of Sweden-wide chain. The building includes several stores at street-level.

The incident comes less than three weeks after a man drove an SUV at high speed down the sidewalk of a bridge in London in an attack that ended with him stabbing a police officer on the grounds of the British Parliament before being fatally shot by police.

Both Germany and France also experienced deadly truck attacks last year that were claimed by the Islamic State group.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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