Emergency services surround a helicopter near the site of a bus hijacking in Årdal, western Norway
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'Three killed' in Norway bus hijack

A man wielding a knife has hijacked a bus in western Norway and killed three passengers.

The suspect, said to be in his 50s and of foreign origin, has been arrested, police told Norway's TV2 news channel.

The victims included two passengers and the driver of the bus. There were no immediate details of the number of people who were injured in the attack, which took place in Årdal.

Hilde Gran, a journalist for Norway's TV2, spoke to the BBC's Tim Wilcox about the incident.

  • 04 Nov 2013
  • From the section Europe