Nobody has been arrested in connection with the attack police said. Police have not confirmed the number of deaths, but Swedish media outlets are reporting that at least three people were killed.
The lorry crashed into the front of Ahlens department store in the middle of the afternoon on Drottninggatan (Queen Street), one of the city's major pedestrian thoroughfares.
14 July 2016, Nice, France: A man drove a truck for 2km (1.2 miles) through a large crowd gathered to watch Bastille Day fireworks in Nice.
Intensive intelligence work is underway in order to identify the person or persons behind the attack, the spokesman said.
Stockholm authorities said 15 adults and children were being treated, of whom 9 were severely injured.
The Swedish brewery Spendrups said one of its trucks had been hijacked just a few blocks from the crash scene earlier Friday.
"Our message will always be clear: you will not defeat us, you will not govern our lives, you will never, ever win", Prime Minister Stefan Lofven, who had earlier described the assault as a terrorist attack, told a news conference.
On December 19, 12 people were killed and 48 injured when a truck was driven into a crowded Christmas market in Berlin.
A government source told Reuters all Swedish government offices had been closed.
"I couldn't see if anyone was driving but it was out of control".
The attack was the latest to hit the Nordic region after the 2015 shootings in Copenhagen, Denmark, that killed three people and the 2011 bombing and shooting by far right extremist Anders Behring Breivik that killed 77 people in Norway. But Radio Sweden reports that the Swedish Security Service says there is no confirmation the incident was an act of terrorism.
The Stockholm metro was also completely shut down, with the attack taking place at the city's T-Centralen station, through which all the city's lines pass.
Police arrested a man in Marsta, a northern Stockholm suburb close to the worldwide airport. The United States and Sweden are committed partners in this fight, and we stand ready to offer any assistance Sweden might require in investigating this brutal and senseless attack. The Finnish Border Guard stepped up security measures at airports and harbors following the Stockholm attack and Helsinki police tightened security in the Finnish capital.
Abdulwahab rigged a vehicle with explosives in the hope that the blast would drive people to Drottninggatan - the street hit Friday - where he would set off devices strapped to his chest and back.
Pigott-Smith also received Olivier and Tony Award nominations in 2014/15 for his role in the play King Charles III. He also starred in a string of films, including Alexander, Gangs of NY , V for Vendetta , and Quantum of Solace .
Goods-producing employment rose by 28,000 jobs during the month, as gains in mining led the way by adding 11,000 jobs. The unemployment rate for March was accurate to within plus-or-minus 1.2 percentage points, 68 per cent of the time .
When it came to foreign policy, I was anxious that the 2016 election would be a case of Clinton delivering the third Obama term. Moscow has since firmly established its military presence in Syria by operating an expanded naval base and a new air base.
Syrian state TV called the United States' Thursday night missile strike an "aggression", and that it "leads to losses". The officials' comments, however, triggered a response from Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Maj.
Anaheim forward Patrick Eaves had an assist on Rakell's goal and has nine points (eight goals, one assist) in the past 10 games. Rakell added the 33rd goal of his breakout season in the final minutes, making a backward tip of Ryan Getzlaf's shot.
The fire broke out at about 6 a.m. local time, ravaging a building that media said had been the target of safety complaints. A tweet posted minutes later said crews were withdrawing from the building because the floors and roof were compromised.
A "Super Computer" tasked with the job of predicting the final Premier League table has placed Tottenham in second place. That may even be beyond Sunderland's remarkable ability to survive when the odds are against them.
Sherman was heard, and recorded, telling Moore "I'll ruin your career" and threatened to have Moore's credentials revoked. Either way, it doesn't sound like Sherman is going to be dealt this year, but it's possible this is his last in Seattle.
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Henry, playing for the first time in the series in the absence of injured fast bowlers Tim Southee and Trent Boult, took 4-93. Du Plessis feels that the rain had robbed the players and fans of a potentially fascinating final day in Hamilton.
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It flew a distance of around 60 kilometers (37 miles) and flew as high as 189 kilometers (117 miles), South Korean officials said. South Korea and North Korea played to a 1-1 draw Friday in their historic women's football showdown north of the border.