Several people have been killed and others injured Wednesday afternoon after a man, armed with a bow and arrows, attacked them in the Norwegian city of Kongsberg, Reuters reports, citing police sources.
The aggressor has been arrested and the Police have confirmed that the author of the attack acted alone. According to statements by Police Chief Oeyvind Aas, it is not a terrorist attack.
At the moment, the number of the deceased, or the injured, is not specified.
The authorities decided to temporarily cordon off the place where the incident occurred. Meanwhile, forensics work in the area to track the attacker’s previous steps.
In parallel, members of the elite unit of the Norwegian Police (Delta) and military agents have also been deployed to the area, need the local diary Laagendalsposten.
More information, shortly.