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Norway's bow-and-arrow killings seen as ‘act of terror'

10 days ago   |   By Boston Herald

By PAAL NORDSETH, JAN M. OLSEN and MARK LEWIS
KONGSBERG, Norway - Norwegian authorities said Thursday the bow-and-arrow rampage by a man who killed five people in a small town appeared to be a terrorist act, a shocking attack in a Scandinavian country where violent crime is rare.
Police identified the attacker as Espen Andersen Braathen, a 37-year-old Danish citizen, who was arrested Wednesday night. They said he used the bow and arrow and possibly other weapons to randomly target people at a supermarket and other locations in Kongsberg, a town of about 26,000 where he lived, before he was...
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Norwegian authorities say a deadly bow-and-arrow attack appears to be terrorism

Norwegian authorities say a deadly bow-and-arrow attack appears to be terrorism

10 days ago   |   By NPR

The alleged assailant in the attack on Wednesday that killed five people and seriously wounded two others is a Danish citizen and Muslim convert who had been flagged for concerns over radicalization. (Image credit: Hakon Mosvold Larsen/NTB/AFP via Getty Images)
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Norway officials: Bow-and-arrow attack appears act of terror

Norway officials: Bow-and-arrow attack appears act of terror

10 days ago   |   By WGN TV

KONGSBERG, Norway - A Danish man suspected of a bow-and-arrow attack in a small Norwegian town that killed five people is a Muslim convert who was previously flagged as having been radicalized, police said Thursday. Norway's national security agency said the suspect's actions “currently appear to be an act of terrorism.”
The man is suspected of having shot at people in a number of locations in the town of Kongsberg on Wednesday evening. Several of the victims were in a supermarket, police said.
“There earlier had been worries of the man having been radicalized,” Police chief Ole B...
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Norway bow-and-arrow attack appears to be 'act of terror' - police

Norway bow-and-arrow attack appears to be 'act of terror' - police

10 days ago   |   By RT

The bow and arrow incident in Norway's Kongsberg appears to be an act of terrorism, the country's security services have reported. The attack by a suspected Islamist claimed five lives and left two people injured.
Further investigation into the details of the attack and the motives behind it is still required, the Norwegian Police Security Service said in a statement. The domestic security service pledged its support to the police force in the investigation and said it still considered the terrorist threat in Norway to be “moderate”.
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Norway's security agency says a bow-and-arrow attack that killed five people appears to have been an act of terrorism

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