STOCKHOLM: Israel’s embassy in Stockholm was the goal of an tried assault, the ambassador stated Wednesday (Jan 31) after a bomb squad destroyed what Swedish police known as “a harmful object”.
Police stated the “reside” gadget had been discovered by employees contained in the premises of the Israeli embassy within the Swedish capital, with out specifying what the thing was.
“We had been alerted at 1.08pm by the embassy that that they had discovered an object they believed to be harmful,” Daniel Wikdahl with the Stockholm police instructed AFP.
An space across the object was closed off and Wikdahl added that the nationwide bomb squad had been known as to the scene and had determined to destroy the thing.
“The thing has been destroyed by the nationwide bomb squad, and our evaluation is that it was reside,” the police officer stated.
Police have opened an investigation, however Wikdahl declined to specify what the thing was, citing the continuing enquiries.
“In the present day we had been topic to an tried assault towards the Embassy of Israel in Stockholm and its workers,” Israeli ambassador to Sweden Ziv Nevo Kulman stated in a put up to X.
“We won’t be intimidated by terror,” Kulman added.