Saturday, July 23, 2011
Oslo bombing kills 7 people and 84 people die when a gunman opened fire at an island youth camp in Norway, Police say both incidents linked
Whether we like it or not, there is danger everywhere which can strike at anytime.
We live in a world with a lot of unhappy people who want to push their views and agenda on the rest of us.
To that end, they don’t think anything of using violence and other means to achieve their goals.
Norway is reeling from shock from a bombing in Oslo and massacre at an island youth camp.
The bombing was massive in nature and the damage is mind blowing.
At the youth camp at least 84 people have lost their lives when a gunman opened fire on innocent people.
The man dressed as a police officer has been arrested on the island after an hour-long shooting spree.
And Police have charged a 32-year-old Norwegian man over both attacks.
The man has been named as Anders Behring Breivik who describes himself as a
Christian and conservative on a Facebook page attributed to him.
The Oslo bombing which ripped the guts out of the city centre killed at least seven people.
Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg said the attacks were "like a nightmare".
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Stoltenberg described the attacks as a national tragedy.
"Never since the Second World War has our country been hit by a crime on this scale."
The search is still going on for bodies at the island itself and also in the waters around it.
As people fled in terror by trying to escape by jumping in the water and trying to swim away to safety, the gunman opened fire on them.
One question which is being asked is the length of time that it took the Police to act and get to the island.
But that question and others is for another time, right now there are people who need help and our support in Norway.
You can’t help but feel sorry for the families of those who have lost loved ones in both incidents.
But I don’t think Anders Behring Breivik thought about that while planning evil.
And his acts were truly evil in nature.
The Campaign for Human Rights at Glasgow University