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Sweden: Stockholm holds 'Lovefest' vigil for victims of Friday's truck attack02:02

Sweden: Stockholm holds 'Lovefest' vigil for victims of Friday's truck attack

Sweden, Stockholm
April 9, 2017 at 14:23 GMT -00:00 · Published

Thousands of people held a vigil in central Stockholm, Sunday, to honour the victims of Friday’s attack in the Swedish capital.

After organising the "Lovefest" vigil through the social media platform Facebook, Stockholmers gathered at 14:00 local time (12:00 GMT) at the Sergels Torg square, which is located near the spot where the attack took place.

There the crowd laid flowers, lit candles and Swedish flags on the ground. Following a minute of silence, various Swedish artists performed live music to which the vigil attendees sang and clapped to.

On Friday, a truck rammed into an Ahlens department store, on a crowded pedestrianised street, killing four and injuring 15 more. Two people have been arrested in connection to the attack, including a 39-year-old Uzbek national, believed to have been the driver of the truck.

Sweden: Stockholm holds 'Lovefest' vigil for victims of Friday's truck attack02:02
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Thousands of people held a vigil in central Stockholm, Sunday, to honour the victims of Friday’s attack in the Swedish capital.

After organising the "Lovefest" vigil through the social media platform Facebook, Stockholmers gathered at 14:00 local time (12:00 GMT) at the Sergels Torg square, which is located near the spot where the attack took place.

There the crowd laid flowers, lit candles and Swedish flags on the ground. Following a minute of silence, various Swedish artists performed live music to which the vigil attendees sang and clapped to.

On Friday, a truck rammed into an Ahlens department store, on a crowded pedestrianised street, killing four and injuring 15 more. Two people have been arrested in connection to the attack, including a 39-year-old Uzbek national, believed to have been the driver of the truck.

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