Norway attack suspect ‘showed signs of radicalisation’ | First Thing

Thu, 14 Oct 2021 10:24:54 GMT 9

Norway attack suspect ‘showed signs of radicalisation’ | First Thing


Five people killed and two injured in bow and arrow attack in Kongsberg. Plus, firefighters battle California blaze

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A Danish man suspected of a bow and arrow attack that killed five people and injured two others in the Norwegian town of Kongsberg is a Muslim convert who previously showed signs of radicalisation, police have said.

Who were the victims? Four women and one man aged between 50 and 70 were killed, police said.

When and where were the attacks? Police were alerted to the attacks, which happened across a number of crime scenes in Kongsberg including a supermarket, at 6.15pm local time. The suspect was arrested 30 minutes later.

When did the Alisal fire start? It broke out on Monday, closing Amtrak lines and US 101, the area’s only large highway.

How bad have California’s fires been this year? Wildfires have scorched almost 3,900 sq miles of land, destroying more than 3,6o0 buildings.

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