Don't miss

Replay


LATEST SHOWS

INSIDE THE AMERICAS

Baltimore residents react to latest verdict in Freddie Gray case

Read more

ENCORE!

Paris photography festival shines a spotlight on young, emerging talents

Read more

PEOPLE & PROFIT

Are company bosses paid too much?

Read more

FOCUS

Spain: Employees denounce their working conditions in Catalonia's abattoirs

Read more

THE INTERVIEW

'Refugees are an opportunity to be welcomed'

Read more

IN THE PAPERS

Netanyahu's coalition: 'Israel's dark hour'

Read more

BUSINESS DAILY

Small businesses warn of losses over French fuel shortages

Read more

IN THE PAPERS

French strikes: How far will the unions go?

Read more

EYE ON AFRICA

Kenyan army says it has killed 21 al Shabaab fighters

Read more

Europe

Two adults shot outside school in Norway

Latest update : 2009-01-23

At a school shooting outside a parking lot in the northern Norwegian town of Tromsoe, one adult was killed and another injured.

REUTERS  - A man and a woman were killed in a
shooting in a parking lot outside a school in the northern
Norwegian town of Tromsoe, police said on Friday.

"Only these two people were involved, we are not looking for
an attacker," police officer Kurt Pettersen said on Norwegian TV
2 news.

Tromsoe Police Superintendent Annette Sjoely confirmed that
both the man and woman were dead, but declined to give further
information about the circumstances of the shooting ahead of a
news conference scheduled for 1100 GMT.

National broadcaster NRK reported that the woman who was
killed was a teacher in training, but there was no official
confirmation of that.

"We are interviewing witnesses and calling family and
friends," Sjoely told Reuters.

Commercial broadcaster TV2 news reported that some children
witnessed the shooting, which took place Friday morning as they
were arriving for school in the Arctic town.

Date created : 2009-01-23

COMMENT(S)