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One dead and several injured after spate of knife attacks in Gothenburg

Police pictured working at a crime scene in Gothenburg. Photo: Björn Larson Rosvall / TT

Published: 21.Oct.2019 08:42 hrs

One man has died and several more were injured after multiple knife attacks took place in Gothenburg over the weekend.

A 20-year-old was reported dead after he was stabbed during a scuffle close to the western city's central station.

"Several people called in about the incident and the phone operators heard shouting in the background. One man had been stabbed and lay on the ground bleeding heavily. He was unconscious when the police patrol arrived," a police press spokesperson said.

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