Tag: Brathen, Espen Andersen

In Norway Attack, ‘Sharp Object,’ Not Arrows, Killed 5, Police Say

OSLO — The attacker who went on a rampage in a town in Norway killed his five victims using a “sharp object,” not a bow and arrow as had been widely reported, the Norwegian police announced on Monday. Espen Andersen Brathen, who confessed to the crime, did shoot arrows at people from a hunting bow […]

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Town Rattled by Bow-and-Arrow Killings Ponders Terrorism and Mental Illness

KONGSBERG, Norway — A few years ago, a nervous Danish man walked into a mosque in this placid Scandinavian town, seeking help in delivering a message to the world that he claimed to have received “from above.” The mosque’s spokesman sent him away. But he recalled the odd episode last week after the man, Espen […]

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