Terrorism threat level raised
The reason is a worsened situation regarding the threat of attacks in Sweden. The authority predicts that the threat will persist for a long time.
The decision is not based on a particular event.
The threat level is being raised from elevated (3) to high (4) on a five-point scale. The rise is a signal to all stakeholders in society about the importance of continuing the work to reduce the risk of a terrorist attack occurring.
The different threat levels on the scale are:
- no identified threat (1)
- limited threat (2)
- elevated threat (3)
- high threat (4)
- very high threat (5)
Information from Swedish authorities