The chief of an extremist Norwegian anti-Islamic group was in a spectacular automotive chase and collision on Saturday, minutes after burning a Quran on the outskirts of Oslo.
Norwegian police mentioned they arrested two individuals, together with the driving force of a automotive accused of intentionally ramming the SUV of Lars Thorsen, chief of the novel group “Cease the Islamisation of Norway” (Sian).
The 5 passengers within the SUV had been barely injured, with one requiring hospital therapy, police mentioned.
A video posted on Fb confirmed Thorsen and different activists first drive to Mortensrud, a suburb of Oslo with a big Muslim group.
The handful of activists then positioned a burning Quran in the midst of a small intersection, initially managing to push again native individuals who tried to place out the flames.
An indignant crowd gathered, together with one lady who grabbed the charred guide earlier than climbing into a gray Mercedes.
The SUV of the anti-Islam activists, painted in camouflage livery, then left the scene. However seconds later, it was overtaken by the Mercedes, which first hit it calmly and finally hit it at velocity, overturning the automobile.
The entire episode was filmed by somebody in a following automotive.
The incident got here every week after a gunman killed two individuals and wounded 21 others in central Oslo.
Norway’s home intelligence service has described the assault as “an act of Islamist terrorism”.
Scandinavian far-right anti-Islam activists have made a speciality of burning Quran in neighbourhoods with giant Muslim populations lately.
With inputs from NDTV