Somali child with British citizenship killed in grenade attack in Sweden

The slain boy, Yuusuf Abdiwahid Warsame.

Stockholm-(Puntland Mirror) An eight-year-old Somali-born British boy was killed after a hand grenade was thrown into his bedroom in Gothenburg, Sweden.

Yuusuf Abdiwahid Warsame, from Birmingham, was napping in the flat in the working class Biskopsgarden in Gothenburg when the explosive was tossed through the window and exploded.

Investigating police believe the house was targeted as part of a feud involving members of the Somali underworld.

His father Abdiwahid Warsame identified the death of his son, who went to visit his family in Sweden.

Sweden is one of the safest countries in the world, many Somalis are living in the country.


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