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Norwegian Police Carry Out Controlled Explosion of Suspected Device in Oslo

© AFP 2023 / ODD ANDERSENArmed police officers are seen outside the Nobel institute in Oslo
Armed police officers are seen outside the Nobel institute in Oslo - Sputnik International
The Norwegian police carried out a controlled explosion of suspected device on Sunday, that was found earlier in the Norwegian capital of Oslo, local media reported, citing a police’s spokesman.

Armed police guard the Nobel institute ahead of a press conference with the Nobel Peace Prize laureates, the Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet in Oslo on December 9, 2015 - Sputnik International
Suspected Explosive Device Found in Central Oslo, 1 Detained
MURMANSK (Russia) (Sputnik) —The Norwegian police carried out a controlled explosion of a suspected device on Sunday that was found earlier in the Norwegian capital of Oslo, the Norwegian police’s spokesman said.

“We have carried out a controlled explosion of an object in Gronland district in Oslo … What that was exactly I can not say right now. The object was handed for examination to the forensic experts, ” Svein Arild Jorundland, the Norwegian police’s spokesman said, as quoted by the VG newspaper.

Earlier on Sunday, the Norwegian police said that a mine clearance team arrived at the site and started to examine the territory.

One suspect was detained in relation to the incident. The large part of the Gronland neighborhood was cordoned off, while the residents of the nearby buildings were evacuated and the Gronland subway station was closed, local media reported, citing the Norwegian police.

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