Norway has been officially reopened on Saturday at 4 pm. Now we can live almost as we did before the pandemic hit us, says Erna Solberg at Friday’s press conference. But the first normal day was marked with a lot of violence related to night life.
In a “Normal everyday life with increased preparedness”, the social distance are removed and restrictions related to events and gatherings are lifted.
The night after the reopening turned to have many violent scenes. Police had to intervene many violence and fights in several of the country’s big cities. In Oslo, the police registered almost 50 fights and disturbances in a few hours.
Several police districts reported a busy night with a lot of congestion iat the nightclubs, violence and noise on Sunday morning, according to NRK.
A man had head injuries after he was subjected to violence at Stortorget in Oslo last night.
Fainted in the bar queue
A 19-year-old boy was sent to hospital after being beaten and kicked in the center of Bergen.
12 people were arrested in Agder in the wake of riots in the city.
There was also a long queue at the nightclubs in Bergen, Trondheim, Stavanger and Tromsø. In Trondheim, a large crowd was reported in the bar street.
At one point, several people fainted while standing in line.
In Trøndelag, 13 people were taken into custody for disorderly conduct, violence and insulting the police between 22.15 and 03.30.