Explosion at Copenhagen Tax Office Injures One Person

Explosion at Copenhagen Tax Office Injures One Person
A view of the damage caused by an explosion to the entrance of the Danish Tax Authority in Copenhagen, Denmark, Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019. Police confirm that there was a powerful explosion late Tuesday in front of the Danish Tax Agency in Copenhagen. (Olafur Steinar Rye Gestsson/Ritzau Scanpix via AP)

STOCKHOLM (AP) — A powerful explosion has occurred outside the Danish Tax Agency in the capital, Copenhagen, shattering windows, damaging the building and slightly injuring one person.

Chief Police Inspector Jorgen Bergen Skov told a news conference on Wednesday that the explosion took place Tuesday evening in an area near the Nordhavn S-train station.

Police believed the explosion was not an accident.

"It is still too early to tell who might be the perpetrators, but we take this incident very seriously and have launched an extensive investigation. We neither can nor will accept an act like this one," Skov said.

Police said that one person who was standing near the Nordhavn S-train station was lightly injured by debris and received treatment in an emergency room.

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