Journalists called the name of the Stockholm terrorist

The consequences of a terrorist attack

Swedish journalists learned the name of the native of Uzbekistan, carried out the attack in Stockholm. The results of the investigation on Sunday, April 9, published by the newspaper Expressen.

The man’s name is Rahmat Akilov, he was 39 years old. He, as previously reported, the native of Uzbekistan. In 2014, this person filed for asylum two years later was refused. In February 2017, the year he was declared wanted as fugitives from deportation.

Swedish police has confirmed that Akilov sympathetic to extremist organizations, including “Hizb ut-Tahrir al-Islami” (banned in Russia).

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. It became known later that the car was explosive. 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.