Sad to see Oslo bombed this morning. It’s YouTube that brings us the news now. Horrible tragedy.
A bomb ripped open buildings in the heart of Norway’s government Friday, and a man dressed as a police officer opened fire at an island youth camp connected to the ruling party.
At least seven people were killed in the blast and a witness said more than 20 died in the camp shootings, the peaceful nation’s worst violence since World War II.
Andre Scheie told Norwegian broadcaster NRK that he saw “very many dead by the shore” of the camp on Utoya island, where the youth wing of the Labor Party was holding a summer camp for hundreds of youths.
He said some victims were shot in the water after trying desperately to swim away. “There are about 20 to 25 dead,” he said.
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