A bomb disposal expert examines the man with a bomb tied to his waist

Bomb Threat Averted

Swedish police evacuated buildings and blocked off streets in a northern Stockholm suburb Sunday, surrounding a man who claimed he was forced to wear a remote-controlled bomb around his waist.

After about six hours a bomb squad succeeded in removing the device from the 29 year old man, who was taken to a hospital for examination.

A man is his 30’s has been arrested for kidnapping. Two other suspects are also being sought by the police.

Police have determined that the bomb was real.

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