Roundup: Spate of gang killings across Sweden sparks gov't crisis meeting
Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.
STOCKHOLM, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- The Swedish government called a crisis meeting on Tuesday due to an escalation of gang violence across the country recently, with a spate of killings that the national police commissioner has called "unprecedented".
Shootings have claimed seven lives in ten days, local media has reported. Gang members are now also targeting relatives of members of rival gangs, and individuals with family ties to members of other factions within their own gang.
Until Sept. 15, shoo ...