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UPDATE 1-Norway police arrest 16-year-old suspected of preparing attack

· 02/05/2021 04:32
UPDATE 1-Norway police arrest 16-year-old suspected of preparing attack

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- Norwegian police have arrested a young man in Oslo on suspicion that he was preparing "an act of terrorism", the PST security service said on Friday.

"He is 16 years old and not a Norwegian citizen," PST said in a statement, adding the arrest was made on Thursday.

It did not reveal details of the suspected plan.

An arraignment hearing will be held at the Oslo district court at 1200 GMT on Friday, PST said.


(Reporting by Terje Solsvik, editing by Gwladys Fouche)

((terje.solsvik@thomsonreuters.com; +47 918 666 70))