‘ Song festival in Stockholm target of IS ‘
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According to newspaper Expressen Swedish security services information would have gotten out of Iraq about seven to eight fighters of terror group IS coming to the country are from there to commit attacks.
The information is taken very seriously by the police. The threat level in Sweden is not increased, there’s only threat for Stockholm itself. The u.s. Embassy in Sweden confirmed meanwhile that the Swedish police active Research leads to a possible terrorist threat.
‘ Song festival is target ‘
According to Swedish news sources is the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest a possible target of the terrorists, because on those three evenings in May will be the eyes of the whole of Europe on the capital. Although there is currently no concrete evidence that the Globe Arena is endorsed, the Organizer, Swedish broadcaster SVT, already got a visit from Säpo, the national Security Police. Yet there is still no reason to panic.