According to a union representative for fångpersonal had the guards exited the vehicle in order to be buzzed in to the court when they were attacked. The attackers shot shredded the tires on his van, and beat down a guard who refused to release the prisoner. The guards did not open fire.
" It went very violently to. It is long ago that a transport was attacked with automatic weapons. It was sudden for the guards, who acquitted himself well, " says an official of the prison service.
The 27-year-old prisoner has been in custody since september 2017, pending trial, for among other things, robbery. He had tried to escape earlier, according to the prison service.