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Thursday, 22 October 2015 - 17:21
Sweden sword attack: One killed and four students injured in attack on school
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A MASKED man wielding a sword attacked five people in a school before he was shot by police in dramatic scenes today.

One of the victims - believed to be a teacher - is said to have died at the scene while four students are in hospital following the shocking incident, which took place today near Gothenburg, Sweden's second largest city.

Pupils fled in horror at Kronan school in Trollhattan, which has 400 students, after the man entered with the sword.

According to the Police, the attack took place in the school's cafe area.

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