Image source, Hakon Mosvold / NTB / via Reuters Image caption, Police cordoned off large parts of the city
Several people were killed and others injured in Norway after a man used a bow and arrows to attack them.
Police reported an incident in the town of Kongsbe rg southwest of the capital Oslo just before 6.30 p.m. local time (5.30 p.m. BST).
Chief Oeyvind Aas said that a suspect had been arrested and appeared to have acted alone.
Officers did not confirm the number of victimses, but local media reported that at least four were killed.
Police will investigate whether this is a terrorist act, a spokesperson said.
"It 'sa tragedy for all affected," Mayor Kari Anne Sand told VG newspaper. "I have no words.
Media reports say the attacker opened fire inside a Coop Extra supermarket on the west side of Kongsberg.
The suspect is said to have traveled throughout town, and authorities have cordoned off several major are like. Residents have been ordered to stay inside so that authorities can examine the scene and collect evidence.
The suspect has now been taken to a police station in the town of Drammen.
Dozens of emergency vehicles are at the scene, including ambulances, police cars and helicopters.
Norwegian Minister of Justice Monica Maeland has been informed thatt is monitoring the situation closely, the ministry tweeted.
The country's police leadership has ordered all officers across the country to carry firearms as an added precaution. Usually the country's police are not armed.
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