A person armed with a bow and arrows killed a number of individuals and wounded other individuals close to the Norwegian cash of Oslo
COPENHAGEN, Denmark — A person armed with a bow and arrows killed numerous persons and wounded other individuals Wednesday in the vicinity of the Norwegian capital of Oslo right before he was arrested, authorities explained.
The police chief in the town of Kongsberg explained there was “a confrontation” amongst officers and the assailant, but he did not elaborate. He explained there have been quite a few fatalities but presented no information.
Norwegian broadcaster NRK noted that at the very least 4 folks were lifeless.
“The gentleman who carried out the act has been arrested by the law enforcement, and there is no energetic look for for much more people. Centered on the facts we have, there is a person individual guiding this,” Law enforcement Main Oeying Aas said.
Acting Prime Minister Erna Solberg known as the assault “gruesome” and said it was far too early to speculate on the man’s motive.
Law enforcement have been alerted to the attack about 6:30 p.m. and arrested the suspect about 20 minutes later on. The neighborhood is 66 kilometers (41 miles) southwest of Oslo.
In accordance to police, the suspect walked all around the city capturing at people today with arrows. Numerous folks have been wounded in stores, Aas claimed.
The guy has not been questioned nevertheless, Aas reported.
Town officers invited individuals who ended up afflicted by the attack and their family members to assemble for help at a local resort.
The attack arrives above a decade just after Anders Behring Breivik, a proper-wing extremist, set off a bomb in Oslo’s govt district and then carried out a capturing massacre at the summer camp of the remaining-wing Labor Party’s youth firm on Utoya island. The violence on July 22, 2011, killed 77 people today and stunned Norway.
Breivik was sentenced to 21 years in prison, the maximum beneath Norwegian legislation, but his phrase can be prolonged as extended as he’s viewed as a hazard to culture.