- Title: Eyewitnesses recount Stockholm truck attack
- Date: 7th April 2017
- Summary: STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN (APRIL 7, 2017) (REUTERS) VARIOUS OF PEOPLE AND POLICE CORDON HELICOPTER IN SKY POLICE (SOUNDBITE) (Swedish) FIRST EYEWITNESS (NAME NOT GIVEN), SAYING: "We were at the traffic lights by Drottninggatan and we heard screams and then we saw a truck coming in at about 50-60 km/h that drove into stones and lamps and then there were loads of people on the ground. Then it crossed the crossing and drove into a pillar at Ahlens City (department store) and there it started to burn." POLICE DIRECTING TRAFFIC (SOUNDBITE) (Swedish) FIRST EYEWITNESS (NAME NOT GIVEN), SAYING: "Then we saw a family with a small child that was very, very close to be run over and they were saved by the lamppost."
- Embargoed: 21st April 2017 16:32
- Keywords: Stockholm attack eyewitness photograph
- Location: STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN
- City: STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN
- Country: Sweden
- Topics: Conflicts/War/Peace,International/National Security
- Reuters ID: LVA0016BEJE4N
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- Story Text: AUDIO AS INCOMING
An eyewitness to an attack on a shopping street in Stockholm on Friday (April 7) recalled seeing a truck approaching at 50-60 km/h, running people over and finally crashing into a department store before catching fire.
The young man, who did not give a name, also said he saw a family with a small child being saved thanks to a lamppost in the truck's path.
Another young man said he saw several people "lying on the ground injured".
No arrests have been made in connection with the incident, killing and injuring several people, the Swedish police said on their website.
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