Iraqis Reportedly Warn Sweden of ISIS Terror Plot
Police checking claims that terrorists are planning an attack in Stockholm.
— -- Iraqi intelligence services have reportedly warned Sweden of an ISIS terror plot in Stockholm.
"Seven or eight" terrorists are planning an attack in the capital against civilians, according to local newspaper Expressen, citing sources.
Swedish police are assessing the information, according to a police statement.
"This information is deemed to be of such nature that it cannot be dismissed," police said, adding that they were working closely with national and international partners.
The threat level has not been raised in Sweden and remains at "an elevated level."
Swedish media are reporting that police are reconsidering security measures for the 70th birthday of Sweden's king next weekend.