Copenhagen bombings

This item appears on page 19 of the October 2019 issue.

Two bombings occurred in Copenhagen, Denmark, in August.

On Aug. 6, a large bomb exploded outside of the building housing the national tax agency, injuring one. On Aug. 10, a bomb exploded outside of a police station, with no injuries reported.

The bombers were identified as two Christian Swedish men. One was arrested in Malmö, Sweden, across the Øresund strait from Copenhagen, while an international arrest warrant was issued for the other suspect. No motivation for the bombings had been reported by press time.