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Wounded men held after voluntary knife battle

TT/The Local · 4 Jul 2010, 17:29

Published: 04 Jul 2010 17:29 GMT+02:00

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The men were found bloodied and in a state of distress at an apartment block in Kungsör, 130 kilometres west of Stockholm, on Saturday afternoon. The pair had been sitting watching films together when they got the idea to start cutting each other up with knives, local newspaper Vestmanlands Läns Tidning (VLT) reports.

They were taken to hospital for treatment where they each requested to be taken into psychiatric care. But they later left the psychiatric care ward and were arrested by the police. Both are being detained on suspicion of aggravated assault.

“Minor assault on a mutual basis is tolerable from a legal perspective but this was so serious that it doesn’t matter if there was a reciprocal agreement,” police sergeant Sven-Åke Hammar told the newspaper.

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20:39 July 4, 2010 by G Kin

Now I know what some of these people do behind closed doors!
23:34 July 4, 2010 by Swedesmith
Let me guess, there was alcohol involved.
06:59 July 5, 2010 by wenddiver
None of the goverment's business. Let Darwin's theory work and these people will destroy themselves.
08:22 July 5, 2010 by G Kin


No, the word is annihilate each other! and let the world quiet in peace.


Nej! No alcohol involved. Just two typical swedish guys.

Remember the 44 year old guy that had the guts to complain about a priest that fel asleep in the heart of night, on free service trying to help the likes of him. People attempting suicides behind closed doors :)
12:06 July 5, 2010 by deaninsweden
i wonder if they had the same affect after watching porn? ;)
13:55 July 5, 2010 by Audrian
This type of madness played out by two young men is a sign of crisis facing industrial nations during an economic decline, and the feeling of worthlessness faced by those who see nothing but gloom.

The crisis facing industrial nations will soon multiply as oil supply dwindles and key minerals get exhausted. Unable to pass the rising cost of materials to consumers, the GDP of the big economics might crash, whipping out all the benefits that had been gained through the course of the history of capitalism. It is possible that living standard might fall down to the level of medium countries in a not distant future. Crisis of this magnitude will breed social and political crisis these economies have not witnessed in their recent past. In the face of those who are unable to make ends meet, the lavish lifestyle of the minority would appear to be as being immoral, and unacceptable.

By making unprecedented reform to combat global warming or move away from carbon based technology to the alternative green technology and corrects the obscene system of ownership of property and entitlements, capitalism can elongate its longevity. As current trends show, such a reform in the US is an unlikely possibility. The so called health care reform, for example, which was turned around by the parliament to create a market for insurance and drug companies, is an example of the unwillingness of the elite in that country to accept a compromise. The US which spends about 14% of its GDP on medical care has not achieved a health status enjoyed in Europe, which spends not more than 8% of GDP. In Europe the rush to cut down benefits and welfare accruing to the working and middle class to bring GDP growth back to a positive territory is another example of worldwide character of this stubbornness; and a tactic to throw the burden of recovery fall on the working and middle class.
14:22 July 5, 2010 by calebian22

You are making the assumption that these two dillweeds actually pay attention to the world around them AND are bothered by it. I believe you are giving them way too much credit.
16:24 July 5, 2010 by spidernik84
"The first rule of Fight Club is, you do not talk about Fight Club"

Judging from the article, i suppose there has been an evolution with white weapons involved. Should we expect a sequel soon? :)
20:21 July 5, 2010 by volvoman9
Audrian, You make a rather astute comment about our capitalist culture but I would agree with calebian22 that you afford these two way too much credit. This is simply natural selection at work. The Darwin Awards are full of these stories. Never - the -less thanks for the refreshing commentary.
01:45 July 6, 2010 by wenddiver

They are just being crazy. There is no sence in giving up anything. Let them kill themselves off and everybody have a good laugh. Personally, they made my day. Your Viking ancestors would have seen the humor in these two.

Since they have survived, we can all have a good laugh. The Judge should offer them a chance to serve God and Country in the Army, where their youthful enthusiasm can be put to good use in a country far away.
13:57 July 6, 2010 by J Jack
Audrian, they should charge you for all that wasted drivel, no one wants to read more than a few lines unless it's really interesting.
15:08 July 6, 2010 by hjoian
entertaining as usual. The law in this country,as usual,pathetic.
18:47 July 6, 2010 by Audrian
J Jack,

Local News is not an entertainment news; it is information source as it is analysis of news. What I have written is a summary of what otherwise is huge subject. If you stick to reading headlines you will end up being stubborn!
07:26 July 7, 2010 by wenddiver
Not a total loss, Prison Guards need work too!!
10:54 July 10, 2010 by ramazama
The brainless morons who talk about Darwins theory , how come no apes are currently giving birth to humans?? Its the hard core secular ,atheist , gross materialistic , alcohol , T.V . and movie , sex like animals , feminism , swedish culture. No spiritualism in culture = madness.
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