One student remembered the moment he noticed that he couldn’t hear the sirens on the Netflix show he was watching, but a few meters away from his home in the Norwegian town, a man bowed and arrowed five people. I killed you.
Speaking to the British press for the first time, Sarkis Yunan said Me He was watching a popular Korean show Squid game I heard a police car siren ringing on Wednesday night.
“I thought it was a series, so I ignored it,” he said. “After a few seconds, I realized that the sound didn’t make sense. Squid game..
“Suddenly, I heard someone outside shout,’Put your weapon down.’ I hurried out to see, and it was a cop, he was really yelling. “
Police have landed at the Coop Extra supermarket in Kongsberg, just 20 meters from where Younan lives.
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A 24-year-old student studying optometry at the Southeastern University of Norway in Kongsberg said police cars and ambulances arrived at the scene and police ordered people to “back up and go inside.” ..
“More police brought helmets and shields, they went in (supermarket), and then I didn’t see them because they drove them away, I think they were chasing him. “
Mr. Yonan said, “I want to go out and help,” but he followed police orders and kept him out of the way.
Police said the suspect was a Muslim convert who was previously flagged as being radicalized. The Norwegian National Security Agency said his actions “look like acts of terrorism.”
The man is suspected of randomly targeting people with bows and arrows and other weapons in the supermarkets and other places in Kongsburg, the town where he lived, about 26,000 people.
“People were afraid,” Yunan said, adding that many older people live in the area near the co-op extras.
Police warned a man shooting an arrow in a town 50 miles southwest of the capital Oslo at 6:12 pm on Wednesday. The police contacted the suspect, but he escaped and was not caught until 6:47 pm.
The victims were four women and one man between the ages of 50 and 70. Two more were injured and taken to the hospital in the intensive care unit.
Authorities believe the man did not begin to kill people until police arrived at the scene.
Younan described Kongsberg as a popular city for tourists. Known for its silver mines and surrounding forests.
He explained that it’s one of the few places in town where you can buy alcohol, so it’s usually full just before 6 pm when the Vinmonopolet store across from the co-op closes.
“There are many families with children who use the co-op supermarket,” he added.
The suspect has been detained on preliminary charges and will face formal charges on Friday.