Swedish police say at least eight people have been injured in a terrorist attack in the town of Vetlanda.

Iran Press/Europe: According to the Daily Mail, the Swedish police announced: the attacker was a 20-year-old man who carried out a knife attack on Wednesday in the small town of Vetlanda in the south of Sweden.

Police fired at the assailant and he is now been taken to hospital.

His motive is still unknown, but Swedish police have declared the incident a terrorist act. 219