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Swedes Go Back to the Stone Age, Pelt Syrians With Rocks


Syrian refugees in the Swedish town of Tarnsjo have complained to the police that local people had thrown stones at them and issued threats.

A group of Syrian refugees living in the town of Tarnsjo, around 130 kilometers from Stockholm, have complained to police that local people had thrown stones at their children, vandalized a car belonging to a Syrian family, and threatened their safety.

Terese Westman, spokesperson for the local police force in Tierp, Uppsala County, spoke to the regional newspaper, Upsala Nya Tidning [UNT], confirming that they had received complaints from refugees about their treatment.

Westman also informed the paper that locals in turn claimed that refugees had thrown stones at them and issued threats, and that an investigation is underway into the incident.

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