At least 5 people are dead and at least two more are injured after a man went on a bow and arrow rampage in Kongsberg, Norway Wednesday evening.
The unnamed assailant was arrested and a terror probe has been launched.
According to reports, a man began firing arrows into a Co-Op Supermarket in a small mining town about 80 miles from the capital Oslo.
Police arrested the man 30 minutes after he began shooting arrows at people.
Express UK reported:
A TERROR probe has been launched after at least five people were killed when a man went on a rampage with a bow and arrow in Norway today.
The unnamed suspect reportedly began firing the weapon into a Co-Op supermarket in the small mining town of Kongsberg – about 80 miles from the capital Oslo. He was later detained by police – who said they are not looking for anyone else in connection with the attack.
This evening, police chief Oeyvind Aas confirmed that they could not rule out terrorism as a motivation for the attack – which happened over a “wide area”.
He also confirmed that no Co-Op employees were injured in the attack.
The top cop also revealed that the suspect was arrested after a “confrontation” with police officers – but said that none of his officers were injured.
Norway:Several killed in Kongsberg bow and arrow attack: Police were seen patrolling the streets of Kongsberg, Norway on Wednesday night, after at least four people were killed and several others were injured by a man armed with a bow and arrow.Local police Chief Oeyvind Aas said pic.twitter.com/sHHHG8i4HC
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