Explosion in Stockholm injures two

Monitoring Desk

STOCKHOLM: A man died in the hospital after sustaining serious injuries caused by an exploding object he picked up from the ground near Varby gard metro station in Stockholm, Sweden.

Police first reported the incident in the Huddinge district of the Swedish capital at 11:07am local time (10:07am GMT) on Sunday. The area near Varby gard metro station was cordoned off after an unidentified object exploded, according to local police.

The man, who picked up the object from the ground, was taken to the hospital, where he later succumbed to his injuries, according to police.