Suspect in Norway mosque shooting appears in court

Reuters Oslo, Norway Aug 12, 2019, 05.07 PM(IST)

A police car and an ambulance are seen near the site after a shooting in al-Noor Islamic center mosque, near Oslo, Norway. Photograph:( Reuters )

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Police are initially seeking to hold Philip Manshaus in custody for four weeks on suspicion of murder and breach of anti-terrorism law.

The man suspected of shooting at people inside a Norwegian mosque on Saturday, and of killing his stepsister, appeared in court on Monday with black eyes and wounds on his face and neck.

Police are initially seeking to hold Philip Manshaus in custody for four weeks on suspicion of murder and breach of anti-terrorism law.

Manshaus, who briefly smiled at photographers, does not admit to any crime, his lawyer said earlier.