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Two killed in Swedish restaurant shooting

At least two people have been killed and several injured in a shooting in a restaurant in the south-western Swedish city of Gothenburg, police say. They say automatic weapons – believed to be Kalashnikov assault rifles – were used in the attack late on Wednesday.

Police spokeswoman Ulla Brehm was quoted as saying the shooting could have been gang-related. One witness told Sweden’s SVT broadcaster that two men entered the restaurant and opened fire. The attack happened as customers were watching a football game.The gunmen are believed to have fled. The police sealed off the area and launched a murder investigation.