Two injured in Stockholm subway station explosion

08 January, 2018, 06:25 | Author: Bert Pena
  • Police at the scene of the incident

A man was killed and a woman injured in an explosion on Sunday outside a metro station in Stockholm, Sweden, police said. The couple had been cycling past the device when the man stopped to investigate it. "This is totally unacceptable", Alvarsjo said.

According to the Aftonbladet newspaper, the item was a hand grenade, but that has not been confirmed. "It is surprising they have not detonated earlier", Alvarsjo said. The man and the woman simply "were at the wrong place and at the wrong time".

Lalu sentenced to 3.5 years in jail in fodder scam case
The quantum of sentence was announced by the CBI court after a delay of two days via video conferencing. JDU on Saturday welcomed the fodder scam verdict and hailed it as historic decision in Bihar politics.

Iran hard-liners rally as new protests over economic system…
Nevertheless, even if imminent change might be unlikely, "the idea of popular democratic opposition has been rehabilitated", Dr. Experts estimate a smaller, but potentially more widespread turnout than in 2009.

Feces-smearing passenger prompts flight diversion: Authorities
They say the adult male smeared the excrement in a couple of bathrooms, and took off his shirt and tried to stuff it in a toilet. In a statement to the Washington Post , United said the flight made the unscheduled stop because of "a disruptive passenger".

"The man was seriously injured after he picked up something from the ground and this device exploded", Olsson said. "He has been taken to hospital".

The explosion occurred late on Sunday morning at the Varby Gard station, in Stockholm's south-west. Police also called for witnesses to step forward with any information. "But we will have to wait for the technical investigation", the spokesman said, adding that a murder investigation had been launched.

Recommended:

  • Macy's cutting 5000 jobs; plans more store closings

    Macy's cutting 5000 jobs; plans more store closings

    Macy's downtown Miami location, which it leases from New York-based Aetna Realty, was originally a Burdines store. Shares of the department store chain have fallen more than 25 percent over the past 12 months.
    Beacon officer among four dead after avalanche hits vehicle in Kashmir

    Beacon officer among four dead after avalanche hits vehicle in Kashmir

    The survivor was identified as Ghulam Nabi Bhat, son of Ali Mohammed Bhat, a resident of Kalmona, Kralpora, Kupwara. He said instructions have been given to Deputy Commissioner Kupwara to release the relief immediately.
    Virginia ticket worth $1M in Mega Millions drawing Friday

    Virginia ticket worth $1M in Mega Millions drawing Friday

    Powerball and Mega Millions lottery tickets are displayed on January 3, 2018 in San Anselmo, California. The winning ticket in the latest Mega Millions drawing was sold in Florida.
  • Charlie Nicholas states his prediction for Nottingham Forest v Arsenal

    Charlie Nicholas states his prediction for Nottingham Forest v Arsenal

    Speaking to reporters, the veteran Frenchman said, "I will rotate a little bit because we come out of a very high loaded period". Sead Kolasinac (ankle), Aaron Ramsey (hamstring), Olivier Giroud (hamstring) and Nacho Monreal (ankle) all remain sidelined.
    Leaked renders of Sony Xperia L2 shows color options

    Leaked renders of Sony Xperia L2 shows color options

    The Xperia XA2 is listed on GFXBench with a 21MP rear-facing primary camera with support for shooting 4K-resolution videos. Coming to the Xperia XA2 , the smartphone features the same design language, though the dual front cameras are missing.
    Laredo Health Department sees a rise in flu cases

    Laredo Health Department sees a rise in flu cases

    The number of reported cases represent a small proportion of the true number of cases of influenza. There were also four deaths in the elderly category, along with three in ages 50 to 64.
  • Sunday action for Barca and Real Madrid

    Sunday action for Barca and Real Madrid

    Los Blancos prepare to travel to northern Spain to visit Celta Vigo on Sunday as they seek to bounce back from a disappointing first half to the season that has left them lingering in fourth place.
    Tamil Nadu: High Court asks bus strikers to resume services

    Tamil Nadu: High Court asks bus strikers to resume services

    According to a report in the Times of India, around 1.8 crore passengers use 20,800 buses for their commute on a daily basis. The agitating trade unions, however, remained firm on their demands relating to a wage-fixation mechanism.
    Jerry Van Dyke, comedian and actor, dies at 86

    Jerry Van Dyke, comedian and actor, dies at 86

    Nelson and Patricia Heaton are among the costars, friends and collaborators remembering Jerry Van Dyke today. She says they were involved in a auto accident over 2 years ago. and Jerry's health had deteriorated since.
  • Spotify tops 70 million paying users

    Spotify tops 70 million paying users

    Wixen is the licensee of songs from popular artists like Missy Elliott, Janis Joplin, Tom Petty, and Fleetwood Mac's Stevie Nicks. Music licensing is notoriously complex, with each song having multiple rights holders who can be hard to identify and locate.
    United States  faces criticism at UNSC for exploiting situation in Iran

    United States faces criticism at UNSC for exploiting situation in Iran

    However, minutes later, Nikki Haley US Ambassador praised the protests in Iran as a "powerful exhibition of fearless people". Commenting on the possibility of new United States sanctions on Iran, Ryabkov said such methods were "illegitimate".
    Peripheral Manufacturer Mad Catz Returns to the Industry

    Peripheral Manufacturer Mad Catz Returns to the Industry

    We'll get our hands-on with these new peripherals when we're on the ground in Las Vegas next week at CES 2018. Verrey says Mad Catz's return is thanks to a Chinese holding company that purchased its assets and branding.


Popular

SpaceX successfully launches secret satellite after weeks-long delay
The mission - referred to as code name Zuma - took off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on a Falcon 9 rocket. United Launch Alliance, meanwhile, is close to starting its 2018 launch campaign with a pair of launches from two coasts.

Charge on coffee cups to boost recycling proposed by United Kingdom lawmakers
Starbucks said it would also continue the 25 pence (28 euro cent) discount it already offers to customers who bring their own cup. Many major United Kingdom coffee shops give discounts of up to 50 pence (56 euro cents) to customers who bring their own cups.

Khloe Kardashian shares baby name ideas amid pregnancy
And she (said), 'I'm the worst person for ever wanting a TV.' And when you're breastfeeding or whatever, I need a TV... I can tell by her eyes". "So some advice is great, but it's also not what you say, it's how you say it".

Virat Kohli Got Out At 5 And Twitter Users Trolled Anushka Sharma
The Sultan actress will begin the next schedule of Anand L Rai's film, which stars Shah Rukh Khan and Katrina Kaif. While Virat will leave from Cape Town later, Anushka will return sooner as she has to complete "Zero".

Patriots insist there's no rift between Kraft, Belichick and Brady
Belichick was not pleased and compared the Patriots to the Browns by saying neither team had a long-term solution at quarterback. While Tom Brady and Jimmy Garoppolo were friendly and share the same agent, Brady didn't see it as his role to advise Garoppolo.

Antonio Conte issues warning to critical Premier League managers
THE level of animosity between Jose Mourinho and Antonio Conte has reached the next level with a bitter war of words during the FA Cup weekend.

HP issues recall for notebook computers, workstation batteries
There you can also find out more about how to enable the computer's "battery safe mode" in order to prevent a problem. The recall is in response to eight reports of batteries "overheating, melting, or charring", HP says.

Lottery jackpots combine over $1 billion this weekend
This is still the fourth-largest jackpot in Mega Millions history and the 11th-largest jackpot in US lottery history. The Powerball jackpot is estimated at $570 million going into Saturday night's drawing.

Tesla Model 3 sets cross-country electric vehicle record for $101, report says
Tesla delivered just 1,550 Model 3 sedans during the fourth quarter, falling well short of the 2,917 figure Wall Street expected. The Elon Musk-headed company delivered a total of 101,312 Model S and X vehicles in 2017 for a 33% year-on-year rise.

Serena withdraws from Australian Open
Serena also said that she was disappointed to withdraw but looked forward to returning in the future. This was her 23rd Grand Slam singles title, surpassing Steffi Graf's Open Era record of 22.