Minister's murder looms over Sweden

  • 2003-09-18
  • Agence France Presse
STOCKHOLM - Sweden faced a day of mourning on Sept. 12, as the country remained in deepshock at the murder of Foreign Minister Anna Lindh, seen as a strike againstits open political system, on the eve of a key referendum on adopting theeuro.Lindh was stabbed in the arm, abdomen and chest by an unknown assailantwhile she was out shopping at a department store on Sept. 10, and died thenext day of massive internal bleeding.The 46-year-old mother of two, one of Sweden's best-loved politicians,succumbed to massive internal bleeding caused by a damaged liver.She died at early morning on Sept. 11....
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