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Syrian knifeman stabs at least three people including his wife before being arrested in Norway 

A knifeman from Syria was arrested in Norway after at least three people have been stabbed with a pointy object – including his personal wife, leaving one critically injured, police stated.

The assault, which befell Friday morning in the village of Nore, 60 miles west of Oslo, had beforehand been labelled as ‘random’.

But police later confirmed that it concerned a ‘household relationship’, with one of many victims being the attacker’s estranged wife.

‘This is a household from Syria, and the perpetrator and one of many injured are married,’ police inspector Odd Skei Kostveit stated in an announcement.

Police stated the suspect was a person who had obtained a restraining order in December following an investigation of home violence.

The suspect, who additionally was injured, was held on suspicion of ‘grievous bodily hurt,’ police stated.

A police vehicle is parked behind a barrier tape on the side of the road, following attacks, in Nore, Numedal region, Norway today

A police car is parked behind a barrier tape on the facet of the highway, following assaults, in Nore, Numedal area, Norway in the present day

A Syrian knifeman was arrested in Norway after at least three people were stabbed with a sharp object - including his own wife, leaving one critically injured, police said

A Syrian knifeman was arrested in Norway after at least three people have been stabbed with a pointy object – including his personal wife, leaving one critically injured, police stated

The attack occurred in a small town just 50 miles from Kongsberg, the scene of a knife and bow and arrow attack last October

The assault occurred in a small city simply 50 miles from Kongsberg, the scene of a knife and bow and arrow assault final October

Two people have been flown to a close-by hospital by helicopter, police stated.

Nore, a village in the Numedal valley, is situated 100 kilometers (62 miles) west of Oslo, Norway’s capital.

It was not instantly clear the place in the village the assault befell. Norwegian media stated a bus driver and college students from an area college overpowered the suspect.

The college confirmed the incident on its web site and stated that its disaster administration staff was aiding the police and following up with the college’s college students and employees.

Police spokesman Tor Richard Jansen confirmed that civilians overpowered the alleged assailant and ‘handed him over to firefighters’ who arrived before the police.

William Scott, who was in the realm delivering items, advised the VG newspaper he noticed an injured girl mendacity on the bottom.

The attack, which took place Friday morning in the village of Nore, which had previously been labelled as 'random'. But police later confirmed that it involved a 'family relationship', with one of the victims being the attacker's estranged wife

The assault, which befell Friday morning in the village of Nore, which had beforehand been labelled as ‘random’. But police later confirmed that it concerned a ‘household relationship’, with one of many victims being the attacker’s estranged wife

‘At first I assumed it was a collision as a result of there was a big pool of blood on the bottom,’ he stated.

Norwegian broadcaster TV2 cited a witness saying bleeding victims got here operating from behind a comfort retailer. Pools of blood have been seen on the asphalt, TV2 stated.

‘Such acts of violence are severe and despairing,’ Norwegian Justice Minister Emilie Enger Mehl stated in an announcement.

The village which is surrounded by mountains, sits 80 kilometers (50 miles) north of Kongsberg, the place 5 people have been fatally stabbed and 4 wounded in October when Espen Andersen Brathen attacked strangers with a bow and arrow and knives.

Andersen Brathen pleaded responsible at the beginning of his trial Wednesday. He additionally faces 11 counts of tried homicide for the assault in Kongsberg, a former mining city of 26,000 people.

The Muslim convert, who was listed by Norwegian safety providers as an individual of concern as early as 2015, hacked his victims to dying with a searching knife after unleashing a torrent of arrows at harmless bystanders in a Co-Op Extra grocery store. 

CCTV footage, launched by police as Bråthen’s trial started, confirmed how the killer strode into the shop brandishing a bow with a quiver of lethal arrows and an enormous searching knife sheathed on his belt.

Espen Andersen Bråthen, 38, went on trial yesterday for the murder of five people and attempted murder of 11 more on October 13, 2021

Espen Andersen Bråthen, 38, went on trial yesterday for the homicide of 5 people and tried homicide of 11 extra on October 13, 2021 

Dressed in khaki trousers and a plain white vest, the killer loaded his arrows and let them fly at terrified civilians with no hesitation

Dressed in khaki trousers and a plain white vest, the killer loaded his arrows and allow them to fly at terrified civilians with no hesitation

Dressed in khaki trousers and a plain white vest, the killer loaded his arrows and allow them to fly at terrified civilians with no hesitation. 

The 38-year-old pleaded responsible before a decide yesterday morning because the courtroom heard how he stalked the streets of Kongsberg with dozens of arrows before stabbing 5 people aged 52-78, including 4 ladies, to dying.

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