Out-of-service bus explodes in Stockholm

Out-of-service bus explodes in Stockholm

There are reports of a large explosion in the centre of Stockholm, Sweden.

Plumes of thick black smoke have been spotted above central Stockholm after a bus exploded and went up in flames after reportedly slamming into an entrance to a tunnel.

The bus was not in service and did not carry a passenger.

Police said on Twitter that initial findings showed there were no passengers on board the bus at the time of the explosion.

The city's police department tweeted that the bus driver was rushed to the hospital with severe burns but no one else was known to have been injured.

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The bus company says the bus was not in operation when the incident occurred.

"I heard a big bang first and then several smaller ones".

A bus has exploded in the centre of Stockholm in the Klaratunneln tunnel, British Express reported citing a management operator at the Stockholm Fire Department. "It seemed like scaffolding collapsed or a terrorist attack".

Swedish Transport Administration says the explosion will have a "very great traffic impact" and flow on effect into the rest of the weekend.

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