Security forces are standing on June 25, 2022, where several people were injured during a shooting outside a London pub in central Oslo, Norway. JavadParsa / NTB / via Reuters
Oslo: Police said two people were killed and 14 were injured on Saturday in a nightclub in Oslo, the capital of Norway, and a shooting in a nearby street.
A spokesperson for the city police said it was being investigated as a terrorist act.
Police told reporters that the suspect, who was believed to be the only perpetrator, had been arrested. The suspect was known to the authorities, public broadcaster NRK reported, adding that he was not cooperating with police.
The crime scene spread from a pub in London via a nearby club to a nearby street, and the suspect was arrested minutes after the shooting began early on Saturday, police spokesman Tore Barstad told the newspaper Aftenposten. Told.
“I saw a man arrive with a bag. He picked up a gun and started shooting,” public broadcaster NRK journalist Olav Roenneberg reported.
It was not immediately clear what the motive for the attack was.
Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre said in a statement against the Norwegian news agency NTB that the attack was “a terrible shocking attack on innocent people.”
“I still don’t know what’s behind this horrific act, but I want to tell those who are afraid and in mourning that we are standing with you.”
According to police, two people were killed, about 14 were taken to the hospital and several were seriously injured.
Photos published by newspaper VG, broadcaster NRK, and others showed a large gathering of emergency response personnel outside the London pub, including police and ambulance workers.
A helicopter flew over the center of Oslo, and ambulance and police sirens were heard throughout the city.
A university hospital in Oslo said it emitted a red light following the shooting.