Police in Stockholm have tightened up security at a sit-down protest against the deportation of asylum seekers to Afghanistan after the group was attacked on Tuesday evening.
A lit flare was thrown at the protestors sitting at Mynttorget, who are a group of young people who came to Sweden as unaccompanied refugees, at around 20:00. Three people suffered minor injuries.
Eyewitnesses said to several Swedish media outlets that the group of attackers were from the right-wing extremist network Nordisk ungdom (Nordic Youth), made clear by their chanting and the prints on their clothing. Police would not confirm that however.Read full article on The Local