Sweden, overwhelmed by gang warfare, toughens its tone | EUROtoday

Get real time updates directly on you device, subscribe now.

VS’is a brand new wave of violence by no means seen earlier than between rival gangs in Sweden: twelve deaths in a single month. A darkish September which shook the Stockholm and Uppsala area with its nearly day by day shootings and lethal explosions, sowing fear and worry among the many inhabitants. To the purpose that the conservative Prime Minister, Ulf Kristersson, needed to make a speech to the nation on the night of Thursday September 28, a particularly uncommon incidence for a head of presidency.

With a severe tone and an anxious look, he has issue hiding his emotion to clarify “the very difficult situation that Sweden is going through, hit by an unprecedented cycle of violence never seen in Europe”.

Drugs, weapons… and honor

A bloody warfare between rival gangs, which has lasted for 20 years for management of the market…