Norwegian police say several people reportedly hit by stolen ambulance in Oslo

Norwegian police say several people reportedly hit by stolen ambulance in Oslo
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  • calendar-gray 22 October 2019

An armed man stole an ambulance and used it to hit citizens on the streets of Oslo on the afternoon of 22 October, APA reports citing Sputnik.

Oslo Police have confirmed they are "in control" of a stolen ambulance, and that they fired shots to stop an armed man who was driving it. A police tweet says the suspect has not been seriously hurt. Police have set up a security cordon around the area of the incident. 

There is no information about whether the incident is being handled as a deliberate attack. 

The search for a second suspect is underway. Police helicopters are reportedly flying over St. Hanshaugen and Grünerløkka. 

Several shots were heard on a video from the area that has been posted online.

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