Norway Death Toll
July 24, 2011 by staff
Norway Death Toll, Police said they were questioning a Christian, right wing Saturday slaughter of 94 people in a massacre that the Prime Minister of Norway, said he had become an island paradise into hell on earth. As poignant testimony came from the summer camp where dozens of young men were shot, Norway was trying to understand how a country famous for being a beacon of peace could experience such bloodshed on its soil.
“Not since World War II our country has been beaten by a crime of this magnitude,” said Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg told reporters as police searched for more bodies on the idyllic island Utoeya.
The latest death toll from the slaughter of the island stood at 87, while seven people died in the bombing of Oslo.
While there was no official confirmation of the identity of the suspect, was appointed general by the local media, Behring Anders Breivik.
Member Nordisk The head of the populist Progress Party right (FRP), confirmed that Breivik was a party member from 1999 to 2006 and for years a leader in the youth movement.
“Those who knew the suspect when he was a member of the party say that I found a modest person who rarely engaged in political debate,” said Siv Jensen in a statement on the party website.
Anti-fascist monitors for its part, said Breivik was also a member of an Internet forum called Swedish neo-Nazi Nordisk, which contains discussions ranging from music to white political strategies to crush democracy.
A car bomb police caused the huge explosion that destroyed government buildings, including office Stoltenberg and the Ministry of Finance, in the center of Oslo, on Saturday.
Fired for 1.5 hours
It is believed the gunman then took a ferry to nearby Utoeya a sweater from the police. Upon arrival, said it is investigating the bomb and opened fire with an automatic weapon.
The suspect continued to fire for 1.5 hours before surrendering to a SWAT team, which arrived 40 minutes after they were called, police said last night.
A Europol spokesman told the AP that the European police agency is to create a working group of over 50 experts to assist countries in northern Europe to investigate t*rror*sm after deadly attacks in Norway.
Meanwhile, President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a telegram of condolences to King Harald V of Norway on the victims of the attacks.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, sent a similar cable to King Norwegian WAM.
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