STOCKHOLM: Two people were injured and taken to hospital on Monday after being “suspected of a serious crime” at a high school in the southern Swedish town of Malmö, police said.
“One person has been arrested. Police are in control of the situation,” police said in a statement issued at 18:30 (1730 GMT).
The incident took place in Malmo Latinskola, a large high school in the country’s third largest city, where police received the first reports shortly after 5:00 p.m.
Police tapes blocking the school’s surroundings were seen on Swedish television, and several police cars and ambulances were sent to the scene. Authorities have not yet released details of what happened at the school or what the motive was.