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Maniac knifeman stabs three women in Norway town leaving two fighting for their lives

STABBING SPREE

A MANIAC knifeman stabbed three women in a Norwegian town tonight leaving two fighting for their lives, it has been reported.

The unnamed attacker knifed three people this evening in Sarpsborg in the south of the country, local media reports.

Two of the victims are critically wounded while the third was stabbed in the arm.

At around 1am local time, police arrested a man in connection with the depraved assault.

The attacks are said to have taken place at various addresses in the town which has a population of 54,000.

According to newspaper Sarpsborg Arbeiderblad, the husband of one victim said the deranged knifeman knocked on their door before plunging the blade into his partner.

Pictures from the scene show armed police patrolling the cordoned off streets in the town.

During the man hunt, authorities asked local residents to stay indoors until the twister perpetrator was apprehended.

There is no confirmation as to what motivated the seemingly random attacks.

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