Last Wednesday, the city of Kongsberg, in southeastern Norway, was the scene of a city The attack that killed five people.
The first information was that the deaths were caused by an attack ShootingBut the police now assert that the author used, after all, melee weapons, without specifying which one in particular.
According to Agence France-Presse, the Norwegian police revealed that the attacker Kongsberg threw or lost his bow and arrow during the attack, raising the hypothesis that the deaths were caused by the use of these tools.
According to the police, before the attacker got rid of the bow and arrow, more than ten people were injured, but no one died.
Inspector Per Thomas Umholt confirmed, at a press conference, that the attacker “killed five people with knives, in both public and private spaces”, and that the victims “apparently were killed indiscriminately.”
The 37-year-old Dane admitted that he was responsible for the deaths of these five people and he was Delivered to health services After assessing your condition.
The victims were four women and a man, ages 50 to 70, and three others were injured, including an off-duty police officer who helped alert potential victims.
Accused of Islamic extremism, Espen Andersen Brattain, who was held in protective custody in a medical facility for four weeks, the first two weeks of which were in complete isolation, admitted during interrogation that he had committed the attack and that he had killed five people. And they wounded him. Three more.
And the Norwegian police said, last Friday, that the investigation into the attack, up to that date, strengthened the hypothesis that an act was committed due to the disease.
Per Thomas Umholt added: “As for the cause, disease remains the main hypothesis. As far as conversion to Islam is concerned, this hypothesis is weakened.”
A psychological evaluation is conducted to determine whether or not the suspect can be held criminally responsible for his or her actions.
On Saturday, Norwegian police identified the five victims as four women and a man, aged 52 to 78.
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