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BBC: Guns? What guns? FIVE dead in Norway bow/arrow attack
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RichA
2021-10-13 22:01:15 UTC
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Kongsberg: Five dead in Norway bow and arrow attack

Did a Islamic Robinhood go insane? Or was it homegrown?
Ban bows!! Ban bows!!!!

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-58906165

Five people have been killed and two more injured in Norway after a man used a bow and arrow to attack them.

Police first received word of an attack in the town of Kongsberg, south-west of the capital Oslo, at around 18:13 local time (16:13 GMT).

Chief Oeyvind Aas said a suspect had been caught and seemed to have acted alone.

Police will investigate whether it was an act of terror, a spokesman said.

"It is a tragedy for all those affected," Mayor Kari Anne Sand told VG newspaper. "I have no words."

The attacker is said to have launched the assault inside a Coop Extra supermarket on Kongsberg's west side. One of those injured was an off-duty police officer who was in the shop at the time.

A spokesperson for the chain later confirmed there was a "serious incident" at their store, adding that none of their staff were physically injured.

There was reportedly a confrontation between the attacker and the police before he was eventually detained at 18:47 local time.

Officers are also investigating whether the attacker used other weapons during the incident, Chief Aas told reporters.

The suspect moved over a large area, and authorities have cordoned off several parts of the town. Residents were ordered to stay indoors so authorities could examine the scene and gather evidence.

The suspect has now been taken to a police station in the town of Drammen. He has yet to be questioned.

Dozens of emergency vehicles are at the scene, including ambulances, police cars and helicopters.

Norway's Justice Minister Monica Maeland has been informed and is closely monitoring the situation, the ministry tweeted.

The country's police directorate has ordered all officers nationwide to carry firearms as an extra precaution. Usually police in the country are not armed.

"The police have no indication so far that there is a change in the national threat level," the directorate said in a statement (in Norwegian).
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2021-10-14 00:10:02 UTC
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If it had been in America with their idiocy for letting any looney have
a gun, there would have been far more dead and injured peple then five.
RichA
2021-10-14 02:03:42 UTC
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If it had been in America with their idiocy for letting any looney have
a gun, there would have been far more dead and injured peple then five.
Or France, where gun control meant nothing...
trotsky
2021-10-14 09:25:18 UTC
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Kongsberg: Five dead in Norway bow and arrow attack
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If it had been in America with their idiocy for letting any looney have
a gun, there would have been far more dead and injured peple then five.
Or France, where gun control meant nothing...
Yes, the nonexistent mass shootings are horrible.
RichA
2021-10-14 15:04:16 UTC
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Kongsberg: Five dead in Norway bow and arrow attack
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If it had been in America with their idiocy for letting any looney have
a gun, there would have been far more dead and injured peple then five.
Or France, where gun control meant nothing...
Yes, the nonexistent mass shootings are horrible.
Tell it to the Jihadists and 400 or so people they've killer in France since 2010.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_terrorist_incidents_in_France
trotsky
2021-10-14 15:17:25 UTC
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Kongsberg: Five dead in Norway bow and arrow attack
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If it had been in America with their idiocy for letting any looney have
a gun, there would have been far more dead and injured peple then five.
Or France, where gun control meant nothing...
Yes, the nonexistent mass shootings are horrible.
Tell it to the Jihadists and 400 or so people they've killer in France since 2010.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_terrorist_incidents_in_France
A) 400 in 11 years isn't jack shit compared to Covid deaths which you
and your butt buddy Derp say "is just like the flu."

B) How many of that paltry number is in spite of "gun control".

C) You can't even follow a train of thought any more because your
cognitive functions have declined so badly.

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