October 22, 2021


World News

Several killed in Konsberg bow and arrow attack

Police were seen patrolling the streets of Kongsberg, Norway on Wednesday night, after at least four people were killed and several others were injured by a man armed with a bow and arrow.

Local police Chief Oeyvind Aas said that a suspect had been apprehended and an investigation is currently underway. Emergency vehicles were also at the scene of the crime which reportedly started inside a local Coop Extra grocery store.

The country’s police officers were ordered to carry firearms nationwide as a precaution, according to the police directorate. Usually police in Norway are not armed.

Residents were ordered to stay indoors for safety reasons as police gather evidence and corner off certain areas.