2 Dead in Sweden IKEA Store Knife Attack

A police vehicle is seen near the entrance of the IKEA store in Vasteras, Sweden, Aug. 10, 2015, after a knife attack at the store.

VOA News,August 11, 2015

Swedish police say two people were killed and one seriously injured in a knife attack Monday at an IKEA store in Sweden.

One man is in custody in connection with the slayings in the city of Vasteras, about 100 km west of the capital Stockholm.

"We found a man and a woman who had knife injuries and who later died of their wounds," Vastmanland police said in a statement.

Regional news agency SVT Vastmanland posted photos from the police line outside the Erikslund shopping center.

Sweden maintains a low homicide rate, with an average over several decades of about 90 killings annually in the country of 9.5 million people.



瑞典警方说,瑞典一家宜家商店星期一发生挥刀攻击事件, 有两人死亡,一人重伤。


当地警方说, 他们发现一名男子和一名妇女有刀伤,两人后来不治身亡。