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Norway: archer kills and injures several people


A man armed with a bow and arrow killed and injured several people in the Norwegian city of Kongsberg. The local police have not yet been able to provide any information on the motive for the crime.

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Several people were injured and killed in an act of violence in Norway.

An armed perpetrator injured several people in the center of the city of Kongsberg, southwest of Oslo, and there were also deaths, said the police chief Øyvind Aas on Wednesday evening at a press conference.

A man was allegedly armed with a bow and arrow and was arrested.

It looks like a lone perpetrator.

The background was initially unclear.

According to the police, it was still too early to answer the question of whether it could have been an act motivated by terrorism.

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Source: spiegel

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