"Swedish PM Asks Arsonists 'What the Heck Are You Doing?'"
August 14, 2018, 09:56 AM
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From The Guardian:

Swedish PM asks arsonists ‘what the heck are you doing?’ setting fire to cars

Stefan Lofven says he is ‘mad’ that dozens of cars were set alight in Gothenburg and Trollhattan

Associated Press in Copenhagen

Tue 14 Aug 2018 05.24 EDT

Masked young people torched dozens of cars overnight in Sweden and threw rocks at police, prompting an angry response from the prime minister, who asked “what the heck are you doing?”

Police spokesman Hans Lippens said initial reports indicated that about 80 cars were set ablaze overnight, chiefly in Sweden’s second largest city, Gothenburg, and nearby Trollhattan, an industrial city.

Fires were also reported on a smaller scale in Malmo, Sweden’s third largest city. …

Lippens added that because the fires started within a short period of time, “we cannot exclude that there is a connection between the blazes”.

Swedish prime minister Stefan Lofven lashed out at the perpetrators, asking them “what the heck are you doing?” …

In an interview on Swedish radio, he said he was “really getting mad” …


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