Blast injures 2 persons in Stockholm, police says there is no terrorism link

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Blast injures 2 persons in Stockholm, police says there is no terrorism link

Two people were injured in an explosion outside an underground station in southern Stockholm on last day, 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.