Three of the victims of yesterday's suspected terrorist attack in Sweden are life-threatening.

In addition, two other victims have been seriously injured.

Police said yesterday they were investigating an attack as a suspected terrorist act in which seven people and a suspected attacker were wounded in Vetlanda city center in southern Sweden.

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The attack took place in the afternoon at three o'clock in the local time.

A man in his twenties attacked people and apparently used a blade gun.

The suspect is from the immediate area and has previously committed minor crimes.

Police shot the man in custody.

He was guarded in the hospital in the evening.