Police shoot man with sword in Sweden


One adult and four students were injured after being attacked by a masked man with a sword at a school in western Sweden.

Later the masked man was shot by police in school premises.

His condition is still unclear.

The incident occurred at the Kronan school in Trollhattan, an industrial town of around 50,000 inhabitants north of Gothenburg.

Police officials said, ” We got an emergency call saying a masked man equipped with a sword was on the premises and that a person had been attacked at or near the school cafeteria”.

Police officials added on their website, “Shortly after this we received information that the assailant had been shot by police and that his condition was not known.”