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Five of the victims were killed by knives, not by arrows, police say

According to investigators, a dozen people were targeted in the archery attack at the start of the October 13 attack, but no one was killed by the weapon.

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Violent attack on a quiet city in Norway. Five people who were victims of the October 13 attacks in Kansberg in the south of the country were stabbed to death by a suspect who lost or lost his bow and arrows during his assassination trip. This was announced by the Norwegian Police on Monday 18 October. According to her, a dozen people were targeted by archery at the start of the attack, but no one was killed by this weapon.

“At one point, [le suspect] Removes or loses his bow and arrows “Inspector Per Thomas Omholt described the attack at a press conference. In Hitecata, he stabbed five people in private and public places. On Saturday, police identified five victims, four women and a man.

Until then the suspect, Espen Anderson, was armed with a bow and arrows and two weapons, police said, noting the nature of these blade weapons for the purposes of the investigation. “Everything indicates that the victims were killed indiscriminately”, Added Thomas Omholt.

Espen Anderson Breten, 37, a suspected Islamic extremist, has admitted to killing five people and wounding three others in the attack. “In terms of motivation, the disease is the main hypothesis. And with regard to conversion to Islam, this hypothesis has been weakened.”, Added Thomas Omholt.

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