Radio Sweden Weekly: Vetlanda knife attack injures seven as Stockholm says third Covid wave arrives

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Police are investigating a mass stabbing in the small, southern town of Vetlanda.

There a man in his 20s attacked seven people on Wednesday before he was shot and arrested by police. The suspect survived and officials say several of the victims required intensive medical care.

Also this week, Stockholm said it has reached a third wave of coronavirus infections after the number of new cases grow by 100 percent over the past three weeks.

Plus, warming temperatures have led to some fatal accidents on lake and sea ice in Sweden, prompting officials to issue a rare warning to stay off frozen bodies of water.