Stockholm truck attack suspect interested in IS, residency rejected

Stockholm truck attack suspect interested in IS, residency rejectedThe suspected Stockholm truck attacker had shown interest in extremist groups and had his permanent residency application rejected in June 2016, Swedish police said on Sunday. “We know that he showed interest for extremist organisations like IS,” police chief Jonas Hysing told reporters, adding that two Swedes, one Briton and a Belgian were killed in the attack. The suspect, who has only been officially identified as a 39-year-old man from Uzbekistan, “applied for a permanent residency permit in 2014,” Hysing said.



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