"In Hässelby, the blast was directed at a house where a person who is a relative of an actor in the Foxtrot network lived. A total of five people, including three small children, were in the house when the explosion occurred. There was a great danger to their lives. The blast has also affected many residents in the area because the explosive charge was very powerful, says senior prosecutor Alexandra Bittner in a press release.

The eight defendants are men between the ages of 18 and 29. Three of them are being prosecuted for attempted murder and gross devastation, the others for, among other things, aiding and abetting gross devastation.

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