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Gunman opens fire on crowd celebrating World Cup win in Sweden

Five people were injured after a gunman opened fire on a crowd celebrating Sweden’s World Cup win against Korea on Monday evening. The man reportedly fired an automatic weapon at the crowd, who were celebrating Sweden’s 1-0 victory against Korea, at about 6.15pm.

 Witnesses reported hearing around 12 to 15 shots fired near a police station in Drottninggatan, near Malmö, Metro reported.

Jonatan Burhoff told Aftonbladet he saw wounded people being carried to private cars that drove off ‘as fast as possible’. The injured were taken to hospital following the attack and their condition remains unknown.

Fredrik Bratt, a police spokesman, said the incident is not thought to be terrorism-related and added: ‘It is probably a shooting between criminal individuals’. No arrests had been made.
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