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Man armed with bow and arrow kills and injures several people in Norway

Attack in Norway causes several deaths and injuries

The man was detained by the Norwegian authorities. The incident took place in the town of Kongsberg in southeastern Norway.

A man armed with a bow and arrow today killed several people and injured others in the town of Kongsberg, in southeastern Norway, confirmed the Norwegian police, adding that the suspect had been detained.

“Unfortunately, we can confirm that there are several injured and also, unfortunately, several dead,” said the local police officer, Øyvind Aas, cited by the agency AFP.

The authorities also said that the man was arrested and that the reasons for the attack are still unknown.

The police did not provide any details about the suspect, I expect he is a male person and that he was taken to the police station in the nearby town of Drammen.

“We are not looking for other people”, said Øyvind Aas.

The wounded were taken to hospitals in the area. For the time being, it is not known how many there are or what their health status is.

According to Público, the Norwegian minister of Justice and Public Security, Monica Maeland, has already been informed about the attacks and is following the evolution of the case, revealed the Ministry.

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