January 7, 2018 / 11:41 AM / 7 months ago

Blast injures 2 in Stockholm; police say no terrorism link

STOCKHOLM, Jan 7 (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)

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