A Syrian man stabbed and wounded his wife and one other man in Numedal in southeast Norway on Friday, police acknowledged, adding that the attack change into as soon as a domestic dispute and there change into as soon as no danger to others.

The 2 victims and the attacker had been all wounded within the attack, which had triggered a well-known response by emergency products and companies fearing an even bigger incident, and one of many victims change into as soon as in a well-known condition, police acknowledged.

Officers firstly acknowledged no longer decrease than four other folks had been injured in what had first perceived to be a random, ongoing attack.

Police acknowledged on Twitter that the incident in a small metropolis west of Oslo change into as soon as labeled as “ongoing, life-threatening violence.”

The suspect change into as soon as later apprehended, added officials.

“Here is a family from Syria, and the perpetrator and one of many injured are married,” police inspector Abnormal Skei Kostveit acknowledged in a affirm.

Police acknowledged the suspect change into as soon as a one who had got a restraining direct in December following an investigation of domestic violence.

“Such acts of violence are well-known and despairing,” Norwegian Justice Minister Emilie Enger Mehl acknowledged in a affirm.

Nore is shut to Kongsberg, the put five other folks had been fatally stabbed and 4 wounded remaining October when Espen Andersen Brathen attacked strangers with a bow and arrows and knives. He has pleaded guilty in a trial that began this week. He also faces 11 counts of tried homicide for the attack in Kongsberg, a broken-down mining metropolis of 26,000 other folks.

Mass killings are rare in Norway. The country’s worst peacetime slaughter change into as soon as on July 22, 2011, when upright-hover extremist Anders Breivik advised a bomb within the capital of Oslo, killing eight other folks.


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