Tuesday October 26, 2021

Finland condemns Norway tragic attacks

Published : 14 Oct 2021, 11:02

  DF Report

A combine Photo of President Sauli Niinistö and Prime Minister Sanna Marin. Photo sources: Office of the President and Finnish government.

President Sauli Niinistö and Prime Minister Sanna Marin on Thursday strongly condemned the attacks by a man carrying a weapon for shooting arrows in Norway on Wednesday evening and expressed profound shock at the deaths of innocent people.

The President in a letter sent to King of Norway Harald V expressed his deepest condolence on the incidents.

“@Niinisto has sent a letter to His Majesty King Harald V, expressing his deepest condolences on the tragic events in Kongsberg, Norway last ( Wednesday)night,” said the Office of the President in a twitter post on Thursday morning.

Prime Minister Sanna Marin also criticized the attack on the innocent people in Norway and expressed empathy to the family members of the victims.

“Troubled by horrific acts of violence in Kongsberg, Norway. My thoughts are with victims, their families and those who lost loved ones,” Marin wrote in her twitter page on Thursday morning.

At least five people were killed and two others injured in a series of attacks by a man carrying a weapon for shooting arrows in the provincial town center of Kongsberg, some 82 km southwest of the Norwegian capital city of Oslo on Wednesday night.