Norway: Bow and arrow attack leaves several dead | News | DW


A man wielding a bow and arrow killed several people and wounded a few others  near a grocery store in the southeastern Norwegian town of Kongsberg on Wednesday, according to local police.

What do we know so far?

A police spokesperson said the suspect has been taken into custody.

“The man has been apprehended… from the information we now have, this person carried out these actions alone,” police chief Oeyvind Aas told journalists.

“Several people have been injured and several are dead,” Aas added. The attack reportedly happened over a “large area” in the center of the town. 

The motive behind the attack is still unclear. 

The wounded victims have been rushed to the hospital, but no details have been released on their condition. 

wd/wmr (AP, Reuters, dpa)

More to follow…



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