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Arson Attacks Around Country

Published söndag 30 augusti 2009 kl 11.52

Updated 5:29 PM

There are concerns here as a series of arson attacks continued during the weekend.

In Gothenburg, where there have been a wave of fires and youth violence, Saturday night was relatively calm until a fire broke out in an apartment house early Sunday morning. Twenty-five people were evacuated, but there were no injuries.

it was originally believed the fire was the result of arson but according to the Gothenburg police it was caused by an electrical fault.

There were also two car fires in the Kortedala district.

In Uppsala three car fires were reported Saturday night in the Gottsunda district. A fire bomb was also thrown at a swimming hall. Several youth gangs were reportedly active in the area, and two people were injured when they tried to calm down a disturbance.

There were several container fires in Luleå in the far north.

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