Kungsträdgården park

Teargas Attack at Youth Festival

Stockholm’s Youth Festival at Kungsträdgården park was overshadowed by a teargas attack late Saturday evening, injuring 26 young people. Four people had to be taken to hospital for medical treatment. But according to the police the injured youth got off lightly.

The police say an unknown perpetrator threw a teargas bomb into the crowd at around 10 p.m. and could escape directly after the attack. Some 25,000 youths were at Kungsträdgården park when the incident took place.