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Six Arrested in Shooting Attack in Reykjavík

Around noon on Christmas Eve at least three shots were fired on the door of a house in the Bústadahverfi district in Reykjavík. The residents were in the house when the attack took place, according to, but were not hurt. Police arrived at the scene and quickly arrested some men in connection with the assault and got hold of the gun. One of the men broke a policeman’s nose in the struggle.


Six men were arrested and five of them spent the night in jail after being interrogated long into the evening. According to sources of it is likely that some of the men will stay in custody. At least some of the men were said to be under the influence of drugs.

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