Car explodes at Stockholm petrol station

Car explodes at Stockholm petrol station
Two people were injured on Friday afternoon when a car exploded at a Statoil service station in the Stockholm suburb Gubbängen.

“I have no details about about the status of those injured except that one of them is unconscious and is being treated by ambulance staff,” said police spokeswoman Christina Johansson.

The car was stationed beside a petrol pump when the explosion took place at 3pm, rescue workers said. The cause of the explosion is not yet known.

Police sealed off the area around the petrol station following the blast but said there was no risk of further explosions.

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