Norway shooting investigated as terrorism – police — Analysis
Two people were killed and at least 21 more injured by a gunman outside of a downtown Oslo gay bar.
Norwegian police launched an investigation into a shooting rampage that killed two people and left many others injured downtown Oslo on Saturday morning.
Around 1:00am, an unknown gunman shot at innocent people near numerous entertainment venues.
“Two people are dead and several injured after a serious incident at CJ Hambros Plass in central Oslo. The suspect has been arrested by police. The incident is being investigated as terrorism,”Oslo police issued a statement this Saturday morning.
According to police, 21 persons were injured in the latest update. Ten of these injuries are serious.
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Christian Hatlo the Prosecutor stated that the suspect, aged 42 years old was being charged with murder, attempted killing and terrorism. He was described by police as an Iranian-born Norwegian national who had been known before the attack.
This gun violence occurred before the Oslo Pride Parade which is the main event of a 10-day LGBTQ+ festival. It was due to begin on Saturday. Police have now advised organizers to cancel the event.
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