Truck Crashes into Swedish Shopping Center, Killing 4

Sweden questioning 7 people over deadly truck attack-police

"An attack on any of our member states is an attack on us all", said European Union chief executive Jean-Claude Juncker.

His application for residency was rejected in June previous year and he was being sought by immigration officials, police said.

An Uzbek man suspected of ramming a truck into a crowd in Stockholm, killing four people, had expressed sympathy for the Islamic State (IS) group and was wanted for failing to comply with a deportation order, Swedish police said yesterday.

"The Migration Agency rejected it in June 2016 and also decided that he was to be expelled", he added.

Ihrman and police spokesman Lars Bystrom said only one person had been arrested in the case.

The truck ploughed through crowds of people in the busy shopping street before crashing into a department store and catching fire.

He declined to name the suspect, who had been arrested within hours of Friday's attack on shoppers in Stockholm.

Police said they were investigating the second suspect for a "terrorist crime [by committing] murder".

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The suspect was seen only as a "marginal character", Sweden's National Police Commissioner Dan Eliasson told reporters.

"I am urging the public to be vigilant and keep updating the police", Lofven said.

King Carl Gustaf and other members of the Swedish royal family have paid tribute to the victims of the attack.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is offering condolences to Sweden after at least four people were killed and several others injured in Stockholm in what that country is calling a terror attack.

According to Sky sources, the suspect was detained after police were notified of a man who was confused and acting strangely. It is also a stark reminder of how hard it is for authorities to stop these types of attacks that are becoming increasingly common across the continet.

Sweden's health service raised the number of people being treated in hospitals for injuries to 10. "But we will get through this - together", said PM Stefan Lofven.

Thousands of people gathered on Sunday for a "Lovefest" vigil against terrorism and to honour the victims at the Sergels Torg plaza near the scene of the attack, where a sea of flowers, candles and stuffed toys had been placed by mourning Swedes.

The Swedish national broadcaster SVT reported that a bag with explosives had been found in the truck used in the attack.

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