Swedish synagogue threatened


(JTA) — A firecracker exploded on the steps of the synagogue in Malmo, Sweden, a day after a bomb threat was taped to the building.

The firecracker exploded at 3 a.m. last Friday, according to the Stockholm News. A bomb threat written on paper had been taped to the synagogue on the previous evening.

It was the second threat directed at the synagogue in two weeks, according to the Swedish newspaper The Local.

Security at the synagogue was increased last week, The Local reported.

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