MASS SHOOTING ON ISLAND NEAR OSLO – Shooter Dressed as Policeman Targets Youth Camp! …Update: Suspect Arrested …Update: Reports of 20-25 Dead
First an Explosion in Oslo – Now this…
A mass shooting at a youth camp near Oslo.
An aerial view of Utoya Island, Norway taken Thursday, July 21, 2011. Police say they are sending anti-terror police to a youth camp outside Oslo after reports of a shooting there following the bomb blast at the government headquarters. (Global)
Five people have reportedly been shot at a youth meeting near Oslo, hours after a bomb rocked the Norwegian capital killing at least two people.
Armed police have been sent to Utoya island, 500 miles from Oslo, following reports that a man, dressed as a policeman, opened fire on the young people attending the camp run by the Labour Party.
A spokesman for Norway’s Labour Party says a gunman opened fire at the party’s youth camp outside Oslo, shooting several people following the bomb blast at the government headquarters in the capital.
UPDATE: Am Islamist group took credit for the bombing today.
More…. The shooter looks Norwegian. Blond hair. 4 Dead!
UPDATE: The suspect was arrested. Several of the children dove into the water for protection.
UPDATE: Police say the two attacks, the bombing today in Oslo and the shooting at the youth camp, are connected.
UPDATE: An eyewitness said they saw 20-25 bodies on the ground. Says at least 20 are dead.
UPDATE: An eyewitness has reported bodies of people who had been shot floating in the water.