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Second terrorist attack in Norway….Youth Camp shooting leaves 80 dead….

The second action was a cooribnated attack by a lone gunman who shot up  a large amount of young people attending a youth confrence on Utoya Island, 25 miles from the Norwegian capitol….

This will be their 9/11…No Doubt

From the Washington Post……

A wounded woman is brought ashore. (Getty Images)

A wounded woman is brought ashore. (Getty Images)

 The blast struck around 3:30 p.m. local time near the 17-story building that holds the prime minister’s office — he was not there at the time — blowing out almost every window and setting off a billowing fire at the nearby oil ministry.

Two hours later, a man dressed in a police uniform opened fire on Utoya Island, 25 miles northwest of the capital, where the ruling Labor Party was holding an annual conference for young people, police said.

“Ambulances and helicopters are flying nonstop,” Kvernen said. “The losses are quite huge.”

Police originally reported the death toll at the youth conference at 10, but early Saturday they said they had discovered many more victims.

Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg was rushed to a secret location in the aftermath of the blast but spoke to reporters late Friday.

“I have a message to whoever attacked us. It’s a message from all of Norway,” he said. “You will not destroy us. You will not destroy our democracy.”

But many residents of Oslo said the attacks would probably have a deep impact. For years, the most fortified building in town has been the U.S. Embassy — the subject of eye-rolling from those who thought the security measures were unnecessary.

“This is one of those events that will change everything,” Christopher Wright, 35, of Oslo said by telephone. He was at a bakery a thousand feet from the government buildings when the explosion happened….

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From Politicaldog101...here and here…..

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July 22, 2011 - Posted by | Breaking News, Crime, Government, Health, Media, Men, Other Things, Politics, Updates, Women | , , ,

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