BREAKING: Sweden: Masked Man Wielding Sword Attacks School UPDATE 4: Suspect Posed For Photos Before Attack (Image) UPDATE 5: Suspect Dead

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The scene outside the school shortly after the attacks. Photo: Mikael Svantesson.

The scene outside the school shortly after the attacks. Photo: Mikael Svantesson.

Among the victims one teacher has died and four others are being treated for serious stab wounds.

The suspect is being operated on after being seriously wounded by police.

Via The Local:

UPDATED: A teacher has died and four others are injured after a knife attack at a school [Kronan School] in Trollhattan, western Sweden. A student has told The Local he feared he would be murdered. The attack took place on Thursday morning [Oct. 22, 2015] at the school, around 75km from Gothenburg, after a man wearing a mask walked into a building on the premises.

Police spokesman Stefan Gustafsson later told Swedish media that the attacker was in his twenties and used several knife-like objects.

A hospital in Trollhattan then confirmed that a teacher died in the incident.

Two boys, 11 and 15, and a male teacher are being treated for serious stab wounds at Trollhattan hospital. The attacker is also injured.

The suspect has been shot and is being treated at NAL (the regional hospital). He is seriously injured and is being operated on, said hospital spokesperson Niklas Claesson.
Trollhattan is an industrial town in west Sweden, located around 75km north of Gothenburg, the nations second largest city. […]

The attacker was taken down by police after being shot twice. He was armed with more than one weapon.

All victims were male.

Developing…will update as soon as more information becomes available.

One of the four wounded, a student has died bringing the death toll to 2.
The attacker is a local man.

UPDATE 2: The attacker was wearing a Star Wars mask and carrying a long sword.

He had a mask and black clothes and a long sword, the pupil said.

Another pupil said the man was wearing a Star Wars mask, Swedish newspaper Dagens Nyheter reports.

Police spokesman Thomas Fuxborg told the Associated Press the attacker was in his 20s and carried more than one weapon, including at least one knife-like object.

UPDATE 3: Aftonbladet has released this grainy image of the attacker.
Translation: This is Saras image on school killer: He didnt say a word

UPDATE 4: CREEPY! Dagens Nyheter reports that the suspect posed for photos with students prior to the attack.
Translation: Suspected offender from #Trollhattan caught in the picture before the deed

UPDATE 5: The suspect who was known to be against rising immigration has died.

UPDATED: The suspect behind a stabbing spree at a school in west Sweden has been confirmed dead. A boy and a teacher also died and two others remain in hospital following the attack.
Swedish broadcaster TV4 has suggested that officers are investigating a possible political motive for the attack and claimed that the suspect was known to be against rising immigration in the area.
Haraldsson confirmed during the press conference that reports the suspect had far-right beliefs were part of the investigation, but said he did not want to comment further.

However the detective told Swedish media that several things that are of interest had been discovered when searching the home of the suspect, who he said was not previously known to police. […]

It was only a matter of time before push came to shove, BUT attacking children is a heinous cowardly way to fight against the islamic invasion of Sweden.
Update on the surviving victims.

The last deadly knife attack in Sweden was on August 10, 2015.

Published on: Oct 22, 2015 @ 08:27 am