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Sweden releases suspects connected with Danish Tax Agency blast

The Danish Tax Agency on August 7th, after an explosion at its entrance the previous day. Photo: Philip Davali/Ritzau Scanpix

Published: 23.Aug.2019 15:31 hrs

Two Swedish citizens arrested on Wednesday in connection with an explosion at Denmark’s Tax Agency have now been released from police custody.

Their release was first reported by newspaper Sydsvenskan, which received confirmation from court prosecutor Kristina Lindhoff Carleson.

“There was no longer cause to hold them. I will not be commenting further,” Carleson said.

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