The explosion on Wednesday at the entrance to the police station in Helsingborg, in southern Sweden, according to online news portal the Local.
As a result of explosion nobody has suffered, however the building had suffered significant damage. In addition, the blast knocked out Windows in a nearby building.
“This is very serious. The attack on the police is not just an attack against society, but against the safety of each of us”, – said the head of the Swedish police Dan Eliasson.
According to one version, the explosion may be linked to local criminal gangs who wanted to avenge the police.
Prime Minister Stefan lofven called the incident “an attack on democracy.” He urged law enforcement agencies “to strengthen activities on combating serious crimes.”