In Oslo arrested a 17-year-old Russian citizen on suspicion of trying to blow up a bridge

Norwegian police detained the 17-year-old Russian in the case of a suspicious item left in the center of Oslo. On Sunday, April 9, RIA Novosti reported with reference to the broadcast channel NRK.

The representative of the security police of Norway Signe Aalling reported that a suspicious man, who left a small box under the bridge over the Akerselva, was detained overnight. The bomb squad destroyed the object. The security forces found it difficult to say whether it was a bomb, however, noted that the explosion was louder than you would expect.

The detainee, according to intelligence, lives in Norway since 2010. He arrived together with his family and is awaiting asylum. His name is not called.

In the Russian diplomatic mission reporters the Agency reported that no information was available about the situation.