Three people hospitalised after shooting in Swedish city of Malmö
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  • 16:18 26 August 2019

Three people hospitalised after shooting in Swedish city of Malmö

Three people, including a woman and a child, have been hospitalised in Malmö, Sweden after a shooting near a popular beach park, SVT Nyheter broadcaster reported on Monday, ONA reports citing Sputnik.

The SOS Alarm emergency service confirmed to SVT Nyheter that three people had been hospitalised, without providing any information about their condition.

An eyewitness told the broadcaster that he saw a woman and a child lying on the ground, while other witnesses said they saw a woman and a child being carried away by an ambulance car.

Meanwhile, a representative of the local police, Calle Persson, said that the police could currently confirm only one injury.

"We believe that at least one person has been injured as a result of the shooting. We cannot say anything else now. We continue questioning witnesses," Persson told SVT Nyheter.

The Ribersborg neighborhood, near the city beach, has been cordoned off, with criminal experts working on the site of the shooting.

According to the local police, they have cordoned off the territory to carry out an investigation.

Faig Mahmudov

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