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Shooting in a Norwegian mosque: The fire is opened in Al-Noor Islamic Center



  Following a shootout in the mosque of the Islamic Center Al-Noor near Oslo on 10 August, emergency personnel can be seen near a stretcher.

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The police indicates that the suspect appears to have acted alone

A man was arrested in Norway after a person was injured in a mosque shot on Saturday.

According to police, a gunman opened the fire on the Al-Noor Islamic Center near the capital, Oslo.

The suspect was not named, but the police described him as a "young white man".

The director of the mosque told the local media that the victim was a 75-year-old member of the community.

"One of our members was shot dead by a white man wearing a helmet and uniform," said Irfan Mushtaq to local newspaper Budstikka.

He later told the local TV2 broadcaster that the attacker had "two gun-like weapons and a pistol, broke a glass door, and fired shots."

The armed man wearing protective clothing was taken in by the people The mosque was overpowered before the police arrived at the scene, Mushtaq added.

The Oslo police confirmed the attack on Twitter: "One person is shot dead, the severity of this person's injuries is unknown, one suspect is arrested."

The suspect is said to have acted alone.

Police sources told the NRK public broadcaster that several guns were found after the gunfire in Baerum.

Previously, the mosque had taken additional security measures after an armed perpetrator in two mosques had killed 51

people. Christchurch, New Zealand, earlier this year, according to Reuters.

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