Apartments and nearby Clarion hotel evacuated
A bomb squad destroyed a suspicious object left behind in a foreign exchange bureau in central Stockholm late last night. Nearby apartments and the nearby Clarion hotel were evacuated when the alarm was raised about the fake bomb. The controlled detonation using a robot took place at 23:15.
The incident occurred at the Forex office on Ringgatan, where the suspicious object was found by employees at 18:30. Traffic including buses and underground trains had to be rerouted throughout the evening. Police have not yet identified any suspects.
Pictured: Central Stockholm; photo by Tuukka Ervasti/imagebank.sweden.se]