A man armed with a bow and arrows killed several people and injured others on Wednesday in south-eastern Norway, police said, adding that they had arrested the suspect.
“We can unfortunately confirm that there are several injured and unfortunately also several killed in this episode,” local police official Oyvind Aas said at a press conference.
“The man who committed this act was arrested by the police and, according to our information, there is only one person involved.”
The motive for the attack, which took place in several locations in downtown Kongsberg, was not yet known.
Police said the suspect was taken to a police station in the nearby town of Drammen, but gave no further details about the man.
“There is no active search for other people,” Aas said.
The injured were taken to hospital. However, the number of injured, or their condition, was not yet known.
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