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Cash machine blown up at university

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08:08 CEST+02:00
An ATM at Stockholm University was blown up in a suspected robbery on Monday night, police have told Svenska Dagbladet.

The cash machine was destroyed by a "significant" amount of explosives, leaving surrounding property damaged, police have said. The explosion, at 3:30 am on Tuesday, set off the university's security alarm.

Nobody was hurt in the attack at the university, which is situated on a green field campus in the north-eastern outskirts of Stockholm.

Police are to carry out a full investigation of the scene on Tuesday morning. Nobody has so far been arrested. It has not been revealed whether the robbers made away with anything.

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