In Stockholm passed the action of memory of victims of terrorist attack
Tens of thousands of people gathered in sergels Torg square in Stockholm to commemorate the victims of the terrorist attack that occurred on 7 April. It is reported by Aftonbladet.
According to the newspaper, the campaign was called “demonstration of love”. Event organizer Damon Rasti said that his interest in shares in Facebook have shown more than 30 thousand people.
It’s getting really packed at #SergelsTorg #Stockholm where #lovefest taking place to show solidarity #kärleksmanifestation #Sweden pic.twitter.com/LhPHM5U70t
— Maddy Savage (@maddysavage) 9 APR 2017
At 14:53 local time (15:53 GMT) rally participants honored the memory of victims minute of silence. During the action the participants were the mayor of Stockholm Sten Nordin and many media personalities.
today in stockholm, nothing but love ❤ this #lovefest pic.twitter.com/T4xXEZGuej
— nellie (@1feetlouis) 9 APR 2017
In Stockholm, on 7 April, a truck crashed into people on the sidewalk on the main pedestrian street Drottninggatan at Ahlens shopping center Mall. The result of the incident, according to police, four people were killed. Another 15 were injured.
#Lovefest from #Stockholm to show solidarity against terrorism and hate. With LOVE from #Sweden ❤ it’s amazing pic.twitter.com/QHyKcVHxCa
— Jasmine Elnadeem (@Selnadeem) 9 APR 2017
Sources of the TV channel SVT and the newspaper Aftonbladet reported that on suspicion of committing a terrorist act were arrested two people. The source Aftonbladet noted that one of them is 39-year-old citizen of Uzbekistan. According to sources, he admitted his guilt in Commission of the pedestrians. Later, the newspaper Expressen reported that the citizen of Uzbekistan’s name is Rahmat Akilov.
The police of Sweden on April 8 officially announced the arrest of one suspect — the driver of the truck. Later, the channel SVT, citing a statement the Prosecutor’s office announced that the investigation of the attack, was detained another person “suspected of terrorist murder”.