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Bomb squad removes police station explosive

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14:29 CET+01:00
Police bomb technicians have concluded that an explosive left at the reception desk of a police station in central Stockholm did not pose any threat to people or property.

The police station in Södermalm in Stockholm was evacuated fir two hours on Wednesday afternoon after a person left a plastic explosive in reception.

The unidentified person walked into the police station and left a plastic explosive on the reception desk where it was discovered at 1.05pm. Several streets in the vicinity were sealed off.

The plastic explosive was classified as "sweaty", which meant it was unstable and could potentially have exploded if moved, according to Björn Engström at Stockholm police.

 
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