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19 cars burned in suspected arson attack in Stockholm

The damaged cars in a car park south of Stockholm city centre. Photo: Jessica Gow / TT

Published: 17.Jun.2019 08:49 hrs

Unknown criminals set fire to 19 cars in the Östberga area of southern Stockholm over the weekend.

Police and emergency services were alerted to the fires by multiple calls, and by 2am on Sunday morning had managed to extinguish them. 

"When we got there, there were a lot of people at the scene and over ten cars were ablaze. But it's extinguished now," firefighter Christer Eriksson told SVT.

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