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Dozens Of Cars Torched By Masked Youths In Western Sweden, Authorities Say

"What the hell are you doing?" Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven asked the arsonists in an interview on Swedish radio. Authorities say the car fires may have been coordinated.
Burned cars are pictured at Froelunda Square in Gothenburg, Sweden, on Tuesday. Up to 80 cars have been set on fire in western Sweden by masked vandals, police say. Source: Adam Ihse

Dozens of cars were set on fire overnight in western Sweden, in a series of attacks that Swedish authorities suspect may have been coordinated on social media.

Up to 80 cars were torched in Gothenburg, Sweden's second-largest city, as well as other nearby towns, . Authorities say that groups of masked young people are responsible.

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