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Jakarta : Indonesia | May 24, 2013 at 3:14 AM PDT
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Sweden burning: Stockholm riots & violence enter 4th day

Unrest in Stockholm increased.

The news from Stockholm: Riots have destroyed the image of Sweden abroad as an oasis of peace and has sparked debate about the country's ability to assimilate immigrants, who account for about 15 percent of the Swedish population. This problem is believed to have been sparked when police shot and killed 69-year-old population in the suburbs of Stockholm last week after holding a machete in public.

Fire-fighters put out the fire, which engulfed the six vehicles in Rinkeby, one immigrant-dominated areas, where unrest has been going on this week. At least six cars were burnt on the outskirts of Stockholm, on Thursday night, while the fifth night the riots in the capital of Sweden. Police said between 300 and 500 people gathered around the burning car, told Swedish news agency TT reported. Five of the vehicles, which had been parked next to each other really badly, while it was slightly damaged six vehicles, according to an AFP photographer at the scene.

Police, as quoted by TT reported a disturbance. The youths are seen damaging the car, in the area around the metro station in Vaellingby, other Stockholm suburb. Stockholm police call in reinforcements on the previous day in preparation for the unrest that might occur on the fifth night in a row.

5/24/13/Tasch. Reuters, AFP, AP News.

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