‘Bomb-like device’ found in Oslo city centre as teenage asylum seeker, 17, from Russia is arrested
- An explosive device was found near a busy subway station in Norway’s capital
- The youth was detained on Sunday on suspicion of handling explosives
- Police Chief said device was found outside the Groenland underground station
- Officers swept through the area to remove people from bars and restaurants
By Harvey Day For Mailonline
Published: 23:50, 8 April 2017 |
A 17-year-old asylum seeker from Russia was arrested on Sunday in connection with a ‘bomb-like device’ that has been found and neutralized in the centre of Oslo.
The device was found late on Saturday near a busy underground station in Norway’s capital and was defused before it detonated, authorities said.
The youth was detained on suspicion of handling explosives, but investigators do not know if he planned to carry out an attack with the homemade device…
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