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Children's Camp 'Shooting' After Oslo Bomb
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Posted on 07/22/2011 11:15:46 AM PDT by traumer

A bomb blast has hit the Norwegian capital Oslo, killing at least seven people - amid reports of fatalities after a gunman attacked a nearby children's camp.

Police said there were "one or more powerful explosions in the government building in Oslo". Meanwhile, shots were fired by a person reportedly dressed as a police officer at a youth meeting of the ruling Labour Party in Utoya - an island on the outskirts near the capital.

Norwegian police said they fear there may also be explosives on Utoya island. As many as 700 people were believed to be taking part in the summer camp - most of whom were teenagers aged between 14 and 18. Police said that Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg had been due to attend the event.

Norwegian media said that one person has been arrested after the incident.

"The fact they captured him alive is a major breakthrough because they will be able to establish from him if it is an ongoing attack," he said. "The intelligence community has been expecting that a Mumbai-style attack has been imminent since a year ago. "The worst-case scenario is not just multiple attacks in one country, but in several countries.

"So we can expect to see a rise in preventative security." Security expert Bob Ayers said there are only a limited amount of things that can be done to protect people. "The only thing (authorities) can do is interfere in the planning phase before people are killed. "If you can not do that, you have to be prepared to react rapidly."

(Excerpt) Read more at news.sky.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: norway; oslo; terrorattack

1 posted on 07/22/2011 11:15:50 AM PDT by traumer
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To: traumer

A time for choosing has been thrust upon them.


2 posted on 07/22/2011 11:17:50 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: traumer

Report is the shooter was a Norwegian national. What the hell is going on?


3 posted on 07/22/2011 11:18:03 AM PDT by OnlyTurkeysHaveLeftWings
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To: cripplecreek
For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction. We shall see if the Norwegians get some religion over this attack.
4 posted on 07/22/2011 11:20:09 AM PDT by JPG (Palin '12)
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To: traumer

Commie Kids Camp are still infidels!


5 posted on 07/22/2011 11:25:28 AM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Happiness)
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To: traumer

I heard on BBC this youth camp is for youths up to 25 years old.


6 posted on 07/22/2011 11:28:12 AM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11)
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To: traumer

I hear that the “shooting” resulted in several “dead” and “wounded,” and they have a “suspect” in “custody.”


7 posted on 07/22/2011 11:29:24 AM PDT by Genoa (Starve the beast.)
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To: OnlyTurkeysHaveLeftWings

There are Norwegian “nationals” with names like Sven Olafsson and others with names like Abdel bin Ummar. My bet is when the name comes out it will be more akin to the latter.


8 posted on 07/22/2011 11:35:22 AM PDT by katana
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To: ColdOne

I believe the Obamacare is for youths up to 26 years old...... :o)


9 posted on 07/22/2011 11:48:01 AM PDT by traumer
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To: katana

I read on Twitter (via BBC from an eyewitness, apparently) that the shooter in question is described as 6’3” or so, blond, “Norwegian-looking”.

Entirely within the realm of possibility. Perhaps a recent convert or something; the newbies tend to be the most fanatical.

Around here in Berlin (on the subway), as far as Middle-Easterners are concerned, I never take a second glance at the dudes with the long beards, turbans and flowing robes; they won’t do anything. It’s the clean-shaved, Western-looking ones that merit a second glance for me.


10 posted on 07/22/2011 11:49:19 AM PDT by AnAmericanAbroad (It's all bread and circuses for the future prey of the Morlocks.)
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To: katana

Norwegian police are saying now that the explosion in Oslo and the shooting in Utoya are linked. The gunman dressed as a police officer and shot up a youth center on Utoya Island.

The gunman is said to be 6ft3in and Blonde and ‘norwegian looking.’

http://www.postchronicle.com/news/original/Oslo_Norway_Utoya_Island_Jihad_Shooter_Caught_Fake_Policeman_Kills_7_20110722.shtml


11 posted on 07/22/2011 11:51:34 AM PDT by traumer
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To: OnlyTurkeysHaveLeftWings

Many muslims in Europe have acquired local citizenship. There are “Brits” of Pakistani extraction fighting against us in Afghanistan.


12 posted on 07/22/2011 11:53:40 AM PDT by expatpat
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To: AnAmericanAbroad

Eye witness account from a person who arrived at Utøya to assist. There are according to his own, non-official counts at least twenty-twenty five dead bodies lying by the water. There are corpses floating in the water. Perhaps up to thirty dead.

Christ almighty.


13 posted on 07/22/2011 11:54:07 AM PDT by OnlyTurkeysHaveLeftWings
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To: OnlyTurkeysHaveLeftWings; bang_list; Travis McGee; Joe Brower
Eye witness account from a person who arrived at Utøya to assist. There are according to his own, non-official counts at least twenty-twenty five dead bodies lying by the water. There are corpses floating in the water. Perhaps up to thirty dead. Christ almighty.

THIS just might get as bloody as OPERATION FAST AND FURIOUS!

ATF Deathtolls usually reach into the dozens. Did ATF send any guns to Norway?! Enquiring minds want to know.

14 posted on 07/22/2011 11:56:36 AM PDT by DCBryan1 (Forget the Lawyers....first kill the journalists! - Die Ritter, die sagen, nee)
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To: traumer

Free countries might want to consider that the best place for mosques might be a couple of miles offshore and underwater.


15 posted on 07/22/2011 12:00:31 PM PDT by isthisnickcool (Sharia? No thanks.)
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To: DCBryan1

Glad you’re getting such a kick out of this.

http://yfrog.com/kj1nzimj Here’s a still from tv news. God damn. Don’t click it if you’re at work. You can’t un-see it.


16 posted on 07/22/2011 12:00:37 PM PDT by OnlyTurkeysHaveLeftWings
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To: OnlyTurkeysHaveLeftWings

Good Lord.

This sounds like a co-ordinated attack, and that is certainly al-Qaeda’s style. The group claiming “responsibility” (for the bombings at least) calls itself “The Global Helpers of Jihad”, or some such nonsense. Of course, to be honest, until things are a little more settled down, and the Norwegian authorities can investigate this properly, I take that with a grain of salt. I’m not saying it’s not true, but lets face it, whenever something happens anywhere, you’ve always got some jackass(es) willing to claim responsibility. If the Yellowstone supervolcano erupted tomorrow, I can almost bet you dollars to doughnuts that al-Zawahiri of al-Qaeda would be on al-Jazeera PDQ to say they were responsible for it.


17 posted on 07/22/2011 12:07:26 PM PDT by AnAmericanAbroad (It's all bread and circuses for the future prey of the Morlocks.)
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To: AnAmericanAbroad

Yeah, I’m not buying the Global Helpers, didn’t a couple of groups take credit for OKC?

It’s going to be at least another few hours before this even begins to settle down but this doesn’t strike me as being Al Qaeda for some reason.

Bomb to distract, gun for the main attack. Those poor kids.


18 posted on 07/22/2011 12:11:48 PM PDT by OnlyTurkeysHaveLeftWings
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To: OnlyTurkeysHaveLeftWings; All

Right now, it does look like a prime suspect is Mullah Krekar, the founder of a Kurdish Islamist group. I’m quite sure the Norwegian authorities will be looking at him with particular interest.

He was ordered deported, and then he wouldn’t leave, and the Norwegian authorities vacillated, and he threatened that “Norway would pay a heavy price” for his deportation.

Sounds to me like he’s gonna end up in the pokey for a long time if he had anything to do with this. Perhaps we should offer to the Norwegians that we’ll be happy to assist in Mullah Krekar’s deportation: straight to Gitmo. This fellow needs to be interrogated to see what/who else he knows.


19 posted on 07/22/2011 12:16:24 PM PDT by AnAmericanAbroad (It's all bread and circuses for the future prey of the Morlocks.)
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To: OnlyTurkeysHaveLeftWings

I clicked it. What is it?


20 posted on 07/22/2011 12:17:46 PM PDT by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: OnlyTurkeysHaveLeftWings

Exactly. I can’t remember who they were, but whenever something happens, leave it to some basement-dwelling loser to jump on the bandwagon.

Until the authorities conduct an investigation, I’m not rushing to any judgments. Are Islamist terrorists behind this? I’d say, most likely, with about an 80% certainty. Nonetheless, I trust the Norwegians to meticulously investigate this. Fortunately, there appears to be one suspect already in custody (the shooter).

Time to find the rest responsible, and roll them up.


21 posted on 07/22/2011 12:21:04 PM PDT by AnAmericanAbroad (It's all bread and circuses for the future prey of the Morlocks.)
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22 posted on 07/22/2011 12:30:43 PM PDT by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis (Want to make $$$? It's easy! Use FR as a platform to pimp your blog for hits!!!)
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To: OnlyTurkeysHaveLeftWings

Just out of curiosity, I checked on Jihad Watch, and this group, “Helpers of Global Jihad” is now retracting their claim of responsibility, and is saying to wait for an “official claim”.

Here’s the link:
http://www.jihadwatch.org/


23 posted on 07/22/2011 12:39:00 PM PDT by AnAmericanAbroad (It's all bread and circuses for the future prey of the Morlocks.)
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To: OnlyTurkeysHaveLeftWings; All

Just out of curiosity, I checked on Jihad Watch, and this group, “Helpers of Global Jihad” is now retracting their claim of responsibility, and is saying to wait for an “official claim”.

Here’s the link:
http://www.jihadwatch.org/


24 posted on 07/22/2011 12:39:25 PM PDT by AnAmericanAbroad (It's all bread and circuses for the future prey of the Morlocks.)
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To: traumer

Norway Camp Shooting: ‘As Many As 30 Dead’
http://news.sky.com ^ | 07-22-2011 | Staff

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2752511/posts


25 posted on 07/22/2011 1:37:42 PM PDT by thouworm (.)
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To: Enterprise

Bodies of 20-25 dead children.


26 posted on 07/22/2011 1:48:37 PM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto.)
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To: combat_boots

Thanks. Looking at the picture I can’t make out details. Thankfully.


27 posted on 07/22/2011 4:36:27 PM PDT by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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