Blast injures two in Stockholm; police say no terrorism link

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Posted: Jan 07, 2018 6:49 AM

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Two people were injured in an explosion outside an underground station in southern Stockholm on Sunday, authorities said.

A police spokesman said an object exploded after it was picked up, adding there was no reason to believe the event was terrorism-related.

The underground station of Varby Gard and an adjacent square were closed while police carry out checks, they said in a statement.

(Reporting by Helena Soderpalm; editing by John Stonestreet)