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S. Korea condemns truck attack on civilians in Sweden

All News 17:13 April 08, 2017

SEOUL, April 8 (Yonhap) -- South Korea on Saturday strongly condemned a truck attack that killed four civilians in Sweden's capital, vowing to join global efforts to eradicate terrorism, Seoul's foreign ministry said.

A truck drove into a crowd on a shopping street and crashed into a department store in Stockholm on Friday, injuring 15 people which Sweden's prime minister called a terrorist attack.

South Korea's foreign ministry said it expressed condolences to the victims of the assault and delivered words of consolation to Swedish people.

"We strongly support the Swedish government's efforts to eradicate terrorism and will continue to join the international community's front in fighting terrorism," the ministry said.

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