At least three students from the school are hospitalized after a knife attack in Sweden when two rival gangs fought at a sporting event
- The students were rushed to a hospital after a stabbing in the town of Eskilstuna.
At least three school pupils have been injured in a knife attack in Sweden after two rival gangs fought at a sporting event, according to local media reports.
The students were rushed to hospital after the stabbing at a sports facility in the town of Eskilstuna, TV4 reports.
The television channel initially reported that the attack took place at a school, but the principal later said that the students were in a different location at the time of the incident.
“We know very little at this point,” the director said. ‘It is the students of the school who are in another place.’
The students had reportedly been on a school trip to the local sports venues when a fight broke out between two gangs.
Several schoolchildren have been injured in a knife attack at a school in a Swedish town, according to local media reports (Eskilstuna file image)
Several students were injured and police confirmed to the local television station that at least three were taken to hospital with stab wounds. Two of the students suffered stab wounds to the chest, reports TV4.
“It is true that a serious crime is taking place in Eskilstuna,” a police spokesman said, adding that no arrests have been made.
The case is classified as attempted murder, but police said they had no information on the severity of the injuries. So far, no one has been arrested.
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