Five people have been injured in a shooting in the Swedish city of Malmo.

Police have said the motive for the shooting is probably criminal and there is no indication it was terror-related.

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They urged that there was no cause for public alarm.

Witnesses told local media that they heard 15 to 20 shots at around 6.15pm in the centre of the city.

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All five people who were hurt were taken to hospital and police have questioned witnesses after sealing off the area.

The shooting is not believe to be terror related
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The shooting is not believe to be terror-related

Officers were immediately at the scene, which was close to a police station, and photographs showed a cordoned off road, officers and parked vehicles.

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“There are no signs that this is terror-related,” police spokesman Fredrik Bratt said.

“It is probably a shooting between criminal individuals.”

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