Kongsberg (Norway)One hour ago
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Norwegian police at the scene.
In the Norwegian city of Kongsberg, on the intervening night of Tuesday-Wednesday, a man attacked with arrows. Some people are reported to have died in the incident. Many people have been injured. According to the police, the attacker has been arrested, although no information has been given about him or those killed at this time.
attacks in many places
According to a report in ‘The Mirror’, the attacker attacked people at several places. He was later arrested during the raid. Norway is considered a very peaceful country and such attacks do not usually take place here. It is not yet clear whether it is a terrorist attack or mutual enmity. The police did not give any information about this.
Kongsberg Police Chief Ovind Aas said – the attacker has been arrested. More information than this cannot be given at the moment. The accused carried out all the attacks single-handedly. Some people have been killed and many have been injured, but the details of these are not yet known.
The attacker was present in the middle of the city
According to Aas, the attacker first targeted the people present at a busy intersection of the city. After that he ran towards the nearby areas. The police chased him. Justice Minister Monica Milland has been informed of the incident.
The police had also deployed helicopters and bomb squads to chase down the accused. Media reports said that the attacker was arrested from the Dremen area, 25 km from the spot. During this he also tried to attack the police.