A Swedish soldier wearing uniform was attacked around lunchtime today by two men with knives outside of a Jula department store in Skara reports Fria Tider.
The attack led to a shallow wound and he did not need to seek medical care. Nonetheless the police have labelled the attack attempted murder and are currently investigating with the Swedish Security Service.
He is shocked by the incident and has colleagues with him now, says Caroline Karlsson with the Skövde regiment to P4 Skaraborg.
For reasons unknown the appearance of the perpetrators has not been shared with the general public.