All indications are towards an act of terrorism, says Swedish PM

Stockholm [Sweden], Apr. 7 (ANI): Soon after a truck rammed into a crowd of people in central Stockholm, Sweden's Prime Minister Stefan Lofven released a statement to caution the public about the alleged 'terror attack'.

"Sweden has been attacked. All indications are that it was a terrorist attack. Our thoughts are with the victims, their families and those injured. The Government is being kept up-to-date and is doing everything it can to assist the relevant authorities in their work. I encourage everyone to be vigilant and to pay attention to the information from the police," the statement read.

The Prime Minister also took to Twitter to urge the citizens of Sweden to diligently follow instructions given by the local police authorities.

"Sweden has been attacked. All indications are that it is an act of terrorism. Be vigilant, and listen to the Police information," he tweeted.

At least three people were killed after a lorry rammed into a crowd of people in central Stockholm, few meters away from the Indian Embassy. (ANI)