Saturday 23 November 2019

Stockholm truck driver pleads guilty to terrorist crimes

Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

The man accused of crashing a truck into pedestrians in Stockholm has pleaded guilty to terrorist crimes, his lawyer said.

Four people died and 15 were injured when a truck was crashed into a department store in Stockholm city centre.

Rakhmat Akilov was arrested the day later.

Akilov, a 39-year-old from Uzbekistan, had his asylum claim in Sweden rejected last year.

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