Norway Bow-And-Arrow Suspect Was Flagged For Radicalization

Police walk at the scene after an attack in Kongsberg, Norway, Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021. Several people have been killed and others injured by a man armed with a bow and arrow in a town west of the Norwegian capital, Oslo. (Hakon Mosvold Larsen/NTB Scanpix via AP)

(AP) — Police say a Danish man suspected of a bow-and-arrow attack on a small Norwegian town that killed five people and wounded two others is a Muslim convert who was previously flagged as having been radicalized. Police chief Ole B. Saeverud told a news conference that the motive for the attack has not yet been determined, however. The man is suspected of having shot at people in a number of locations in the town of Kongsberg on Wednesday evening. The dead were four women and one man. The community of some 26,000 inhabitants, is about 66 kilometers (41 miles) southwest of Oslo.


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