COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — An individual with a knife wounded no less than three individuals — one in every of them critically — in a random assault in a village close to Norway’s capital, police stated Friday.
The perpetrator has been arrested, police stated, including that they obtained the alert at 8.48 a.m.
The incident happened in Nore, a village within the Numedal valley not removed from Oslo. Norwegian broadcaster TV2 stated a number of ambulances, together with air ambulances, had been on the web site, plus quite a few police automobiles.
It was not instantly clear the place within the village the assault happened. The Numedal faculty confirmed the incident on its web site and stated that its disaster administration workforce was helping the police and following up with the varsity’s college students and workers.
William Scott, who was within the space delivering items, informed the VG newspaper he noticed an injured girl mendacity on the bottom.
“At first I assumed it was a collision as a result of there was a big pool of blood on the bottom,” he stated.
TV2 cited a witness saying bleeding victims got here working from behind a comfort retailer. Swimming pools of blood had been seen on the asphalt, TV2 stated.
The village which is surrounded by mountains, sits 80 kilometers (50 miles) north of Kongsberg, the place 5 individuals had been fatally stabbed and 4 wounded in October when Espen Andersen Bråthen attacked strangers with a bow and arrows and knives.
Andersen Bråthen pleaded responsible initially of his trial Wednesday. He additionally faces 11 counts of tried homicide for the assault in Kongsberg, a former mining city of 26,000 individuals.