A police station in central Malmö was hit by a powerful explosion early Wednesday morning, leaving a hole in the building.
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“Several people reacted to the powerful explosion and we received a number of calls,” Skåne police duty officer Marie Keimar told the TT news agency.
Two men dressed in dark clothing were seen placing what is believed to be a bomb outside the building before fleeing the scene.
The blast, which took place around 2.30am, left a hole in the police station’s brick wall and caused extensive damage to the offices inside.
Police say there are a number of witnesses to the incident, but Keimar was unable to elaborate on what witnesses may have said about what they saw.
However, eye witness Tomas Holmqvist told Svergies Television (SVT) that he had seen two men dressed in black place the charge outside the station.
The two men then fled the scene on a black scooter.
The police station singled out in the attack is located on Eriksfältsgatan in central Malmö.