Man killed after ‘sword attack’ in Sweden school

Stockholm, Oct 22 (IANS) A masked man with a sword was on Thursday shot by police at a school in Sweden after he injured an adult and four students, officials said.

One of the victims was seriously injured, a hospital spokesperson said.

Police told the Swedish news agency TT that there was “considerable confusion” at the school in the city of Trollhattan.

“We have a number of people injured,” said Stefan Gustafsson from the regional police force.

Gustafsson confirmed that officers had shot a man on the premises.

“His conditon is yet not known,” he said.

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