Euronews is no longer accessible on Internet Explorer. This browser is not updated by Microsoft and does not support the last technical evolutions. We encourage you to use another browser, such as Edge, Safari, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.
BREAKING NEWS

Swede suspected of Copenhagen blast to be extradited to Denmark

Euronews logo
Text size Aa Aa

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – A man detained in Sweden on suspicion of being behind an explosion near a Danish government agency is to be handed over to Denmark, Swedish radio reported.

The Malmo district court on Friday formally detained the 22-year-old Swede after Swedish police arrested him on Tuesday at the request of Denmark, the public broadcaster said.

Him and another man are suspected of having detonated a bomb outside the Danish Tax Agency on Aug. 7 that injured one person and damaged the front of the building.

The court and the prosecutor were not immediately available for comment.

The 22-year-old will remain in Swedish custody pending a possible appeal against extradition, the radio reported.

(Reporting by Anna Ringstrom; Editing by Alison Williams)

euronews provides breaking news articles from reuters as a service to its readers, but does not edit the articles it publishes. Articles appear on euronews.com for a limited time.