Inside the truck, the driver who the day before had hit people in the heart of Stockholm, found the bag of explosives. On Saturday, April 8, reported local TV channel SVT, citing police sources.
At the same time, officially in law enforcement bodies refused to confirm or deny this information, Reuters reports.
The Agency also reports that police in the Swedish capital, the Bistra Lars (Lars Bystrom) stated that a person detained on 7 April on suspicion of involvement in the incident is probably a truck driver.
The man in question, was taken into custody in the Northern suburbs of Stockholm. It was reported that when he was an Uzbek passport. According to media reports, 39-year-old suspect involved in the construction industry, has four children. Later the information appeared about the detention of second suspect of involvement in the attack.
Afternoon, 7 April, on Drottninggatan, the main pedestrian street of Stockholm — truck crashed into the crowd. The car stopped after he entered the window of one of the stores. According to recent reports, four people were killed, another 15 were injured. Prime Minister Stefan lofven said that the incident has all the hallmarks of a terrorist attack.