Sunday, July 24, 2011

Norway bombing and shooting, Friday, July 22 2011

A massive bombing Friday in the heart of Oslo was followed by a horrific shooting spree on an island hosting a youth retreat for the prime minister's center-left party. The same man, a Norwegian, dressed as a police officer gunned down at least 84 people at an island retreat. Investigators are still searching the surrounding waters, where people fled the attack. The gunman, reported to be a Christian fundamentalist, anti-Muslim views, was suspected in both attacks.

Map of where the explosion took place in Oslo

Aerial view of Utoya Island

Scene of a mass shooting on Utoya Island, Norway - victims lie near the shoreline

Smoke billows from a building at the site of a powerful explosion that rocked central Oslo July 22, 2011 and tore open several buildings including the prime minister's office, shattering windows and covering the street with documents.

A passer-by comforts an injured woman

Flowers and candles were placed outside the Scandinavian and Nordic Embassies' building in Berlin, Germany, Saturday July 23, 2011

and flags of Scandinavian countries fly at half-staff in front of the Scandinavian and Nordic Embassies' building in Berlin, Germany, Saturday July 23, 2011

Norway's Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg addresses members of the media after inspecting the damage caused by Friday's explosion near the government building, Oslo, Saturday, July 23, 2011

A worker sweeps up broken glass from damaged shop windows near the site

Boats patrol following terror shootings at the summer youth camp on July 22, 2011 on Utoya Island, Norway.

Undated image of Anders Behring Breivik, 32 - obtained from the Twitter page. He was arrested Friday July 22, 2011 in connection to the twin attacks on a youth camp and a government building in Oslo, Norway.

All images here are from Yahoo! where you can view more images from their gallery.

Related articles:
Witnesses describe scene of terror at Norway camp - Yahoo!
Norway shooting: politician describes witnessing Utoya massacre on her blog - an account by Prableen Kaur, 23, one of the 650 people on the island as Anders Behring Breivik started shooting.
Norway shooting survivor played dead among bodies

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