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As ‘bomb blast’ on apartment block housing police witness injures 20, how liberal Sweden’s cities were last year plagued by more than 200 explosions and 360 shootings in violence blamed on ‘criminal clans with a different culture’

  • Suspected bomb blast ripped through apartment block in central Gothenburg on Tuesday, injuring 20 people
  • Police sources revealed an officer who recently testified at a major gang trial lived in the building
  • Bomb and gun crime has soared in recent years, with more than 200 explosions and 360 shootings last year
  • The country suffered its highest level of murder and manslaughter for at least 18 years in 2020
  • Right-wing blames massive immigration in recent years, largely from the Middle East and North Africa
  • But the government has long shied away from drawing any link between immigration and the country’s gangs  Source DailyMail

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