Children injured in boat blast

A child was seriously injured on Sunday morning when a boat exploded at Dalarö , south of Stockholm. Three other children and one adult were also hurt, while another adult is reported to be suffering from shock.

The emergency services were alerted to the explosion at Hotellbryggan, a jetty on the east of the island, at 11.35am.

Six people were on the sailing boat which reportedly exploded as it was refuelling.

One child was taken to hospital by helicopter while ambulance, fire and sea rescue services were all at the scene of the accident.

It is still unclear what caused the explosion.