Swedish Police Sound Alarm as Civilians Get Caught in Violent Gang Conflicts
Police in Sweden have voiced their concern as a growing number of innocent bystanders have been wounded or killed amid escalating gang violence.
A series of shootings in Stockholm that officials believe are linked have resulted in the death of an 18-year-old woman, and the serious wounding of a taxi driver and another man, all of whom were reportedly caught in the crossfire of retaliatory attacks between gang members.
“The conflict situation in the criminal circles is very serious right now,” warned Stockholm regional police chief Ulf Johansson.
“Recently, the public has been hit during shootings in public spaces. We have the utmost