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Photos: Swedish suburbs shaken by riots

Published 0357 GMT (1157 HKT) May 24, 2013
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Firemen extinguish a blaze at a nursery school in the Stockholm suburb of Kista after riots in Sweden early Friday, May 24. Early media reports said the riots, which started Sunday, might have been triggered by police killing a 69-year-old man wielding a machete. But police say they are unsure of the cause. JONATHAN NACKSTRAND/AFP/Getty Images
Firemen extinguish a burning car parked in an indoor garage in the Stockholm suburb of Tureberg on May 24. JONATHAN NACKSTRAND/AFP/Getty Images
A man examines the debris around a row of burnt cars in the Stockholm suburb of Rinkeby on Thursday, May 23. FREDRIK SANDBERG/EPA/Landov
Firemen extinguish a burning car in Rinkeby outside of Stockholm on May 23. Fredrik Sandberg/Scanpix/Reuters/Landov
People attend a demonstration against police violence and vandalism in the Stockholm suburb of Husby on Wednesday, May 22. JONATHAN NACKSTRAND/AFP/Getty Images
An injured man rests on a street bench after a stone hit his head during a demonstration in Husby on May 22. JONATHAN NACKSTRAND/AFP/Getty Images
Firemen extinguish a burning car in Kista on Tuesday, May 21. JONATHAN NACKSTRAND/AFP/Getty Images
Police officers secure an apartment building after overnight riots in Husby on Monday, May 20. The building had to be evacuated after a fire spread inside the parking garage. FREDRIK SANDBERG/AFP/Getty Images