Monday 19 August 2019

One injured in shooting at Oslo mosque

An arrest has been made following the incident and police said no-one else is thought to have been involved.

Police attend the scene after a shooting inside the al-Noor Islamic centre mosque in Baerum outside Oslo (Terje Pedersen/NTB scanpix via AP)
Police attend the scene after a shooting inside the al-Noor Islamic centre mosque in Baerum outside Oslo (Terje Pedersen/NTB scanpix via AP)

By Associated Press Reporter

One person has been arrested after a shooting at a mosque in a western suburb of the Norwegian capital Oslo.

The Oslo Police Department said one person was shot during the incident on Saturday afternoon in Baerum, suffering light injuries.

It said a suspect is in custody and no-one else is thought to have been involved.

Local newspaper Budstikka quoted a mosque board member, Irfan Mushtaq, as saying the gunman wore a helmet and a uniform.

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