Bomb threat against the Storting: – A threat we are reacting to

Bomb threat against the Storting: – A threat we are reacting to
Bomb threat against the Storting: – A threat we are reacting to

– A bomb threat has been received which is aimed at the Storting, Gabriel Langfeldt, head of the police in Oslo, told VG.

He further says that the police have no information that there is a danger to third parties.

NTB’s reporter at the Stortinget describes the atmosphere inside the building as normal.

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Head of the Storting’s security section Pål Munck tells Aftenposten that the threat was picked up on a social medium.

– PST is familiar with the situation. We are now working together with the Oslo police district to clarify this here, and we assist the police if necessary, says senior advisor Eirik Veum in PST.

An SMS has been sent from the administration to employees at the Storting in which they inform about the situation.

During question time

The message about the threat came in the middle of the Storting’s question time. A little after 10.30, the audience was told to leave the hall, according to Dagbladet.

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The Storting’s spontaneous question time otherwise runs as normal, and is streamed on the Storting’s website.

Among the participants in the question time are Justice Minister Emilie Enger Mehl (Sp), Industry Minister Jan Christian Vestre (Ap) and Energy Minister Terje Aasland (Ap).

Public transport is affected

Public transport has also been stopped in the area, and both the bus and the tram past the Stortinget are affected.

– The threat affects the tram and the bus in Stortingsgata and Prinsensgate. There are four bus lines and two tram lines that are affected, says press officer Øystein Dahl Johansen in Ruter to ABC Nyheter.

The article is in Norwegian


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