The alleged author Attack with bow and arrows Five were killed and at least two were injured in what became known as the Cold War on Wednesday. NorwayAccording to information released by the police on Thursday, the convert to Islam appears on the list of those at risk of radicalization.
The Norwegian authorities revealed that the dead were four women and a man between the ages of 50 and 70, and that it was too early to determine whether it was a terrorist attack.
The 37-year-old Danish citizen is suspected of carrying out the attacks, which took place at several locations in the city’s central region, police said. He is in custody and is thought to have acted alone.
Police search for isolated area in Kansberg, Norway, on Wednesday (13) after an attack by a killer using a bow and arrow
Authorities said the man admitted to being involved in the attacks and was cooperating with investigations. “He agrees with the facts of the case,” lawyer Iron Swan Mathiason told the NCD news agency.
According to the prosecutor, after being detained, the suspect quietly said: “I did”. The man “confessed to killing five people by clearly describing what he had done,” he told the Associated Press.
“He is known to the police, but I do not want to give details about the things he is involved in,” the lawyer told the TV2 channel.
He also said he used weapons other than bows and arrows, the Efe news agency reported. The Norwegian agency NDP quoted police as saying the suspect had used other weapons.
Norwegian police have not released information about the attacker’s motives.
MAP – Attack in Norway – Photo: g1
“We believe this person is the only one who committed this act. It is natural to analyze whether this is a terrorist act. It is not yet time to say anything,” said police chief Yvind Ass in the crime scene. Occurred
He also revealed that one of the injured, who was admitted to the hospital, was a police officer who was at a supermarket during a holiday.
Norwegian police were told at 6:13 pm (1:13 pm GMT) on Tuesday that a man armed with a bow and arrows was walking through the center of Kansberg, 66 kilometers from Oslo and had a population of 26,000. Police said he was arrested half an hour after the “clash”.
“There are many crime scenes. This person crossed a large part of the city where the crime took place,” Ass said of the killer route, which also included a supermarket.
During the chase, police asked city dwellers not to leave their homes.
Several police units were mobilized, including helicopters and a team of bomb disposal experts.
“It’s a tragedy, it’s horrible. You never thought something like this could happen in Kansberg,” said city mayor Carrie Anne Sand.
The attack comes a decade after Norway’s worst terrorist attack. In July 2011, Norwegian right-wing extremist Anders Behring Breivik carried out a double attack that killed 77 people, using car bombs and guns.
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