Norwegian Police say detained Danish citizen suspected of Kongsberg archery attack

A 37-year-old Danish citizen has been detained in the southern Norwegian town of Kongsberg over suspicions of staging the deadly archery attack, police said on Thursday.


ANI | Oslo | Updated: 14-10-2021 09:21 IST | Created: 14-10-2021 09:21 IST
Norwegian Police say detained Danish citizen suspected of Kongsberg archery attack
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Oslo [Norway], October 14 (ANI/Sputnik): A 37-year-old Danish citizen has been detained in the southern Norwegian town of Kongsberg over suspicions of staging the deadly archery attack, police said on Thursday. On late Wednesday, a man fired arrows from a bow in a crowded place in Kongsberg, leaving five people killed and two more injured, including a police officer.

"A 37-year-old man has been detained and charged with killing five people and injuring two others in downtown Kongsberg on late Wednesday. The man is a Danish citizen but lives in Kongsberg," police said in a statement. The motives of the suspect remain unknown. (ANI/Sputnik)

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