Norway mosque shooting investigated as terrorist act
A shooting at a mosque in Norway is being investigated as a possible act of terrorism, police say.
A gunman opened fire on the Al-Noor Islamic Centre, on the outskirts of the capital Oslo, on Saturday.
An Oslo Police spokesman said that the suspect, described as a “Norwegian man”, had been known to police before the incident but could not be described as someone with a “criminal background”.
He is appeared to have acted on his own.
One person in the mosque managed to overpower the gunman, suffering “minor injuries” in the process.
Later, a woman was found dead at the house of the suspect. Police confirmed that the woman was related to the suspect.