March 3, 2024



Police shoot dead man in Norway who threatened passers-by with a knife


By AP with Euronews

Norwegian police say they have shot and killed an armed man who was threatening passers-by in Oslo.

Police said they were alerted to a “serious” incident in the north of the capital on Tuesday morning.

Norwegian media published footage of the alleged attacker, naked from the waist up and wielding a knife.

Police initially suggested that passers-by had been wounded, but later said that only one police officer was slightly hurt.

Police said a patrol car in the Bislett neighbourhood of Oslo drove into a building to halt the man’s progress. He then attacked the vehicle and managed to open the car door, police spokesman Torgeir Brenden said.

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