At least three people are believed to have been killed when a truck crashed into shoppers in Stockholm today.

Police said the vehicle rammed into a group of people on the street outside a shopping centre.

Shots were heard being fired and the driver is said to have escaped, according to witnesses. 

There were also reports of shots at a second incident.

The terrorist attack took place at Åhlens Mall in Klarabergsgatan.

Hundreds of shoppers were seen fleeing for their lives after the articulated truck rammed into the corner of the building.

Armed police were scrambled to the scene and were seen marching into the store. 

Police spokeswoman Towe Hagg said: ‘A vehicle has injured people on Drottningatan.’

Police have also said this is a suspected terrorist incident. 

Anna who witnessed the incident, said: ‘I saw hundreds of people ran, they ran for their lives.

‘I turned and ran as well.’ 

Eyewitness Jan Granroth was inside a shoe shop when he heard screams.

SOURCE: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4390436/Truck-rammed-group-pedestrians-Stockholm.html#ixzz4dZWfDS7N