Man armed with bow and arrows kills and wounds several people (PHOTOS)

An attack in Norway shocked residents of the town of Kongsberg. A man armed with a bow and arrows killed and wounded several people. The ...

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  • An attack in Norway shocked residents of the town of Kongsberg.
  • A man armed with a bow and arrows killed and wounded several people.
  • The police are conducting investigations and the attacker has already been captured.

Media such as RT in Spanish, ADN40 and CNN reported an attack in Norway on Wednesday night when a man armed with a bow and arrows began firing at the inhabitants of the town of Kongsberg and sowed terror and confusion.

The police are cordoning off the large area of ​​Kongsberg, southern Norway, where the earlier attack terrorized everyone as a man armed with a bow and arrows killed several people and injured others, before they managed to capture him, meannwhile the news began to circulate through all social networks.

Attack in Norway sows terror this Wednesday night

Norway attack kills man bow arrows

Faced with reports of the presence of a man with a bow and arrows shooting at people, many ambulances and police patrols went to the aforementioned town in southern Norway to help the wounded, although there are also reports of several deaths, without specifying still the number.

The police managed to capture the man and at the same time asked the inhabitants of Kongsberg to remain protected in their homes and buildings, in addition to quickly organizing a press conference to inform the population about what had happened in the attack in Norway.

Man with bow and arrows shoots people and leaves wounded and dead

Shoulder bow arrows leaves dead and wounded

While the different photographs began to circulate on Twitter and Facebook where the chaos with ambulances and the presence of policemen was appreciated and even some where the arrows with which the man fired in the streets are distinguished, the police official confirmed the worst.

“Unfortunately we have to confirm that there are several people injured and unfortunately, several dead,” said Oyvind As, an official with the Kongsberg police, although the number of people who were victims of the attacker has not yet been reported.

The man with a bow and arrows responsible for the attack in Norway was arrested

Norway man bow arrows attack

In addition to confirming deaths and injuries, the police officer reported that the attacker was already in custody: “The subject who attacked with a bow and arrows was captured by the agents and so far, according to what we know, there is only one person responsible for the facts ”, declared the official.

According to the media, the attack in Norway occurred in a ‘wide area’, as defined by the police, in the town of Kongsberg, a city of 28,000 inhabitants, located in southeastern Norway, where it is not very common. witness this type of situation so the impact was greater.

There is talk of at least 4 dead and several wounded that the man with a bow and arrows left

Man bow arrows attack Norway

This fact is already classified as an attack, although there is still no more information about the man with a bow and arrows who killed and injured several people in Kongsberg, but the country’s Minister of Justice and Public Security, Monica Maeland, will receive the information. relevant to the motives for the attack in Norway.

In addition to the presence of police and ambulances in the zone continues, the forensic doctors arrived in the area to carry out their pertinent work with the victims and to be able to establish a motive for the man with a bow and arrows that minutes before left everyone terrified.

Police and military also participated in the attack operation in Norway

Man bow arrows attack Norway

People on Twitter began to speculate about the attack in Norway and people’s comments were swift, claiming at least 4 deaths: “At least four killed in the bow attack and arrows from Norway | International | Cadena SER “,” The #Policeman Norway confirms that there are 4 dead and a non-specific number of wounded, some of them very serious. The agents have received permission to go armed. The author has been arrested. He is a man but they do not say a name. In the photo one of the arrows fired ”.

A man has committed an attack with a bow and arrows killing and injuring several people. Norway “,”Several people have died and others have been injured on the afternoon of this Wednesday after a man, armed with a bow and arrows, I will attack them in the city Norway from Kongsberg, Reuters reports, citing police sources, “it was added.

Post office shooting kills 3

post office shooting
Photo: AP

Three U.S. Postal Service (USPS) workers were killed in a shooting at a sorting facility in Memphis, Tennessee. Two of the victims were shot and killed Tuesday by a third who was killed by a self-inflicted gunshot, authorities said.

Among those killed were a supervisor, a manager and a postman temporarily assigned to the postal annex, family members and coworkers said. The FBI and the US Postal Service did not immediately name those involved in the shooting that occurred Tuesday just before 2:50 p.m. at the East Lamar Carrier Annex.

The motive for the shooting is unknown

post office shooting
Photo: AP

No information has been released about the shooter and what motivated him to open fire on his teammates and later take his own life. “The Postal Service is saddened by the events that took place in Memphis,” the USPS said in a statement, according to The Sun.

“Our thoughts are with family members, friends and co-workers of the individuals involved,” the statement continued. “The Postal Service will provide resources to all employees at the East Lamar Carrier Annex in the coming days and weeks,” added the USPS. Filed Under: Norway Attack, Man Bow Arrows.

Family members identify one of the victims

Photo: Twitter

The postal facility reopened Wednesday, with workers arriving in cars and entering the building, and red, white and blue vans pulled out of the fenced parking lot to deliver the day’s mail, The Associated Press reported.

Laquita Benjamin, president of the local branch of the National Association of Postal Supervisors, told the media that the dead were a carrier, a supervisor and a manager. “You can’t just link it to the postal service because you have school shootings, store shootings, there are shootings everywhere,” Benjamin said. Filed Under: Norway Attack, Man Bow Arrows.

“I’ve never seen anything like this here”

Photo: AP

A family member identified one of the dead as James Wilson, manager of the East Lamar Carrier Annex in Orange Mound, a historic Memphis neighborhood. “He was a humble soul, one of the nicest supervisory managers you could wish there was,” Roxanne Rogers said of Wilson, her cousin.

Rogers, who is also a postal worker, said Wilson had just returned to the annex after filling in a different location. Melvin Richardson, president of the American Postal Workers Union Local 96, said the annex is only used by employees. Carriers leave the annexes in the morning and staff remain around the clock with tasks such as sorting mail. Filed Under: Norway Attack, Man Bow Arrows.

How to protect myself during a shootout?

Shots reported at post office in Memphis
Photo: Twitter

The street in front of the flat-roofed building was closed for hours Tuesday after the shooting, but traffic flowed freely Wednesday. Floyd Norman said he was working on his truck across the street when he heard a commotion and saw people running out of the building. He said he didn’t hear any gunshots.

“I heard people yelling and yelling, and that’s when I saw the police coming,” said Norman, a 65-year-old retiree who watched the chaotic scene unfold from his porch. “It’s just a bunch of cops, running around with shotguns,” said Norman, who has lived in the house for 10 years. “I’ve never seen anything like this around here,” he said. Norman said he was not surprised that the mail sorting facility reopened the next day. “The mail has to go out,” Norman said. Filed Under: Norway Attack, Man Bow Arrows.

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