Police were forced to fire warning shots after a group of rioters began setting fire to cars, throwing stones at police and looting shops in the Rinkeby district of Stockholm on Monday night.
A police officer was injured during the clashes, Swedish public service broadcaster SVT reported.
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The disorder reportedly broke out after police arrested a wanted person, believed to be a drug dealer, at the subway station in Rinkeby at about 8pm that night.
‘It happened in connection with an intervention near the metro station, the officers were to detain a person, our colleagues got stones thrown at them’ Eva Nilsson at the police regional command center in Stockholm told Aftonbladet.