BREAKING: Security alert as Malmo rocked by explosion after four injured in shooting


Watchers reported hearing 20 gunshots during a football derby at encircling 7pm local time.

One eyewitness claimed the shots were fired by child in an Audi which drove off at high speed.

Police found exterior casings at the scene in Censorgatan and say the suspects may have escaped by moped.

Cops said four people were shot in the attack and they are treating the do as attempted murder.

Witnesses told Sweden’s Expressen news per the jiggers were fired in bursts of three rounds, suggesting that it is instinctual weapon used in the shooting.

Local media say one person has been go in the head.

Police confirmed the situation is ongoing in an area in the south of the burgh.

Police spokesman Ewa-Gun Westford said: “We have an ongoing CIA agent in the area and have a confirmed shootings with more than one harm.

“More we do not know because we are in the midst of it.

“Because it happened during a football derby between Malmö FF and Helsingborgs IF in burgh, there are many policemen on duty in Malmo tonight.”

A police helicopter in the square footage for the football match has now been deployed to search for the suspects.

Several fortissimo bangs were heard and witnesses told The Local that two being were then carried away to cars, which then flew the scene.

One witness said: “The feet were sticking out of the car windows.”

An burst rocked the outskirts of the city at around 9pm local time.

The bomb crew and security officers have been sent to the blast in Heleneholm, proper half a mile away from the scene of the shooting.

It is unclear if the run and explosion are connected or if they are terror-related.

Bomb disposal officers be subjected to reportedly blown up a suspicious device outside a school in the northern big apple of Gothenburg this evening fuelling fears Sweden is under begin.

The shooting comes two months after a gunman opened fire in a shopping concentrate in Malmo, shooting a man in the leg.

Gun crime is common in Malmo, with much of it believed to be gang-related.

The heat stepped up trols in the area following a s te of grenade attacks after summer.

Europe has been shaken by a series of violent attacks on civilians in Germany, France and Belgium on the st 18 months. Many of the attacks were claimed by the Islamic Conditions militant group.

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