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Third night of rioting hits Stockholm suburbs

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Youths set fire to cars and buildings as rioting continued for a third night in the suburbs of Stockholm.

Violence was reported in a number of areas.Emergency workers were also pelted with stones.

Eight people are understood to have been arrested.

The spate of unrest comes after police fatally shot a man in the largely immigrant suburb of Husby. He had reportedly threatened to kill officers with a machete.

The disturbances started on Sunday when some 40 masked youths torched cars, a school and a launderette.