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Building burns to ground after explosion north of Stockholm

Police near the scene of the explosion. Photo: Tove Eriksson/TT

Published: 23.Aug.2019 07:54 hrs

Police cordoned off a large area in Solna overnight, after a small fast food restaurant exploded.

It was not immediately known on Friday what caused the explosion, but there were a number of gas tube inside the fast food kiosk and the blast caused a fire which burned the building to the ground.

"It was a really loud blast. I thought my windows would break," a witness told Aftonbladet.

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