Police have block a area in central Oslo and arrested a man after the discovery of "bomb-like device", in Oslo, Norway April 8, 2017. Fredrik Varfjell/NTB Scanpix via REUTERS

Police in Norway have carried out a controlled explosion of what has been described as a “bomb like device” in Oslo. They have a suspect in custody for questioning.

A loud bang was heard shortly after the bomb squad arrived on the scene in central Oslo.

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Police in Norway have been on high alert following recent events in Sweden, when a truck ploughed into a crowd in the capital city of Stockholm on Friday. As a result four people were killed and at least fifteen injured, in what police have deemed a terrorist attack.

Police have block a area in central Oslo and arrested a man after the discovery of “bomb-like device”, in Oslo, Norway April 8, 2017. Fredrik Varfjell/NTB Scanpix via REUTERS

Although Norwegian authorities have a suspect in custody, they refused to provide information as to his identity.

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