Bus explodes in Stockholm, driver taken to hospital

The bus was empty of passengers when it rammed into a barrier in the Swedish capital.

March 10, 2019 15:54
Bus explodes in Stockholm, driver taken to hospital

The bus that exploded in Stockholm. (photo credit: screenshot)


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A bus exploded in Stockholm on Sunday morning and the driver was taken to hospital, The New York Times reported.

There were no passengers on the bus at the time, the driver was taken to hospital.

The event happened at the Klara Tunnel in central Stockholm.

A witness, Björn Wallentin, said he thought it was a terror attack due to the fact he heard “a large explosion and then several small ones,” Swedish paper Aftonbladet reported.

However, no immediate terrorist links have been reported in reference to the incident at the time of this report.

Swedish police reported that the bus ran on natural gas.


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