Swedish City Rocked by Suspected Arson Rampage as Cars, Buildings Set Ablaze

A slew of suspected arson attacks rocked the small Swedish city of Trollhättan last week, according to reports.

Dozens of cars and multiple buildings were damaged or destroyed on Thursday night in what police believe may have been retaliatory actions following arrest of a gang member hours previously.

Police received a call about the first fire just before 10:30 p.m. and more alerts began pouring in, Aftonbladet reports.

Emergency crews were deployed across the city to battle blazes in at least six neighborhoods.

A parking garage, an apartment building, and 34 cars suffered fire damage, authorities say.

Witnesses reportedly told police they saw 'young people' running away from some of the blazes after they broke out.

Swedish police announced on Friday that their investigation had "yielded results."

"Two men in their 20s have been arrested during the afternoon and evening. They are now under arrest on suspicion of aggravated arson."

"The fires are currently being investigated as a direct revenge action for the police's intervention in the weapons case," a source told Aftonbladet. "Criminal networks want to show that they have control in the city."

Gang warfare has become an extremely serious issue in many Swedish cities and 'no-go zones,' as Infowars Europe has regularly reported.

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