“The events in (city) Kongsberg currently appear to be a terrorist act, but the investigation … will determine more precisely what motivated these acts,” PST said in a statement.
The suspect in the attack is Dan
The suspect of the attack is a Dane who recently converted to Islam and was identified by the authorities as radicalized. He is currently in custody. “Attacks on casual people in public places are a common and recurring phenomenon among extremist Islamists committing terrorist activity in the West.” approached PST.
He considers “the most likely scenario of an extreme Islamist terrorist attack in Norway” “attack on targets with insufficient or no security measures and carried out by one or fewer offenders with simple types of weapons”. The PST added that the degree of terrorist threat remained unchanged for Norway and therefore “moderate”.