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Riot near Swedish capital over drug arrest comes days after Trump comments

Riot near Swedish capital over drug arrest comes days after Trump comments

Swedish police Tuesday were investigating a riot that broke out overnight in a predominantly immigrant suburb in Stockholm after officers arrested a suspect on drug charges. 

The riot comes two days after President Trump’s reference to a supposed frightening security episode in Sweden prompted a deluge of ridicule.

“You look at what’s happening last night in Sweden —  Sweden!” he said at a rally on Saturday in Florida. “Who would believe this? Sweden!”

But Swedish authorities reported no terror-related incident or other episode involving large-scale violence. 

The Monday clashes started when police arrested a suspect and people started...

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