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Norway explosion, shooting believed to be linked
kabc ^ | Friday, July 22, 2011 | Jovana Lara

Posted on 07/22/2011 12:00:01 PM PDT by BenLurkin

At least seven people were killed in a powerful bomb blast that ripped apart government buildings in Norway's capital. Shortly after the blast, a gunman opened fire at a youth camp outside Oslo. Police suspect the attacks are linked.

The bombing is the deadliest in Oslo since World War II. It tore open several buildings, including the prime minister's office. Prime Minister Yens Stoltenburg was not hurt.

U.S. government sources told ABC News there may have been multiple explosions and at least one of them was the result of a massive vehicle bomb. Windows were shattered at the 20-floor high-rise government headquarters building.

A Norwegian government official says there are people trapped in some of the buildings.

A senior U.S. diplomat in Oslo said they believe all personnel in the country are safe and accounted for.

Hours later, a gunman dressed in a police uniform opened fire at a political youth camp at Utoya, shooting several young people. Police Inspector Bjoern Erik Sem-Jacobsen said a suspect in the shooting has been arrested.

The camp is for young members, between the ages of 14 and 18, of the prime minister's Labor Party. Unconfirmed reports indicate five victims were hit by gunfire.

According to Norwegian TV, an unknown group called Helpers of the Global Jihad posted a message that said this was only the beginning.

The attack comes as Norway grapples with a homegrown terror plot linked to al Qaeda. Last week, a Norwegian prosecutor filed terror charges against an Iraqi-born cleric for threatening Norwegian politicians with death. It is unknown if it's connected with this attack.

(Excerpt) Read more at abclocal.go.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: alqaedanorway; believed; breivik; explosion; linked; norway; oslo; shooting

1 posted on 07/22/2011 12:00:02 PM PDT by BenLurkin
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To: BenLurkin

Paging all Masters of the Obvious


2 posted on 07/22/2011 12:01:08 PM PDT by rhombus
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To: BenLurkin

Ah, those fun loving tolerant reliion of peace guuys again.
Meanwhile, the left bends over backwards to appease and kow-tow to those same savages while other nations berate us about how nice and cuddly the religion of peacers are.

Wish they’d all wake up.


3 posted on 07/22/2011 12:02:22 PM PDT by Darksheare (You will never defeat Bok Choy!)
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To: BenLurkin

Early word is that it was done by Oslo’s large, angry Hassidic community...


4 posted on 07/22/2011 12:03:16 PM PDT by pabianice
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To: rhombus

Well, I guess officially nobody wants to say this is Al Qaeda or a terrorist act. But this has all the hallmarks of Muslim terror.


5 posted on 07/22/2011 12:03:45 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: Darksheare
Wish they’d all wake up.

Once the Euros do, there will not be a single Muslim left alive on the Continent.

6 posted on 07/22/2011 12:04:06 PM PDT by Noumenon (The only 'NO' a liberal understands is the one that arrives at muzzle velocity.)
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To: BenLurkin
It is unknown if it's connected with this attack.

you'll figure it out, meanwhile ya better give in to the jihad, just don't make them angry, no more cartoons, don't even mention freedom without checking with your new leaders

7 posted on 07/22/2011 12:04:37 PM PDT by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: BenLurkin
Linked? What could they possibly have in common????
8 posted on 07/22/2011 12:05:11 PM PDT by null and void (Day 912. When your only tools are a Hammer & Sickle, everything looks like a Capitalist...)
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To: BenLurkin

Religion of Pieces.


9 posted on 07/22/2011 12:05:23 PM PDT by bgill
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To: BenLurkin
http://translate.google.com/translate?js=n&prev=_t&hl=en&ie=UTF-8&layout=2&eotf=1&sl=no&tl=en&u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nrk.no%2Fnyheter%2Fnorge%2F1.7723132

translation of news

Shooter was blonde and looked Norwegian, was dressed in police-type uniform, heavily armed

Told people he was sent there for security after the bombing in Oslo (”Suspected” link? yah shur)

called kids to come to him, then executed them
Said his actions were just the beginning

Over 500 kids on island, most between ages of 14-17

Possible bomb on island, situation chaotic as kids still hiding, not sure who to trust and bomb fears limiting search-and-rescue access

Shooter was “arrested” - how humane

10 posted on 07/22/2011 12:07:57 PM PDT by silverleaf (All that is necessary for evil to succeed, is that good men do nothing)
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To: BenLurkin

What’s the percentage of muslims in Norway?


11 posted on 07/22/2011 12:08:06 PM PDT by fella ("As it was before Noah, so shall it be again.")
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To: Noumenon

I’d pay good money to hear the bleating of the left if it comes to that.


12 posted on 07/22/2011 12:08:55 PM PDT by Darksheare (You will never defeat Bok Choy!)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

My understanding is they voted to deport a radical mulla on Tuesday and he said this would be the retribution.


13 posted on 07/22/2011 12:09:35 PM PDT by edcoil (The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital. -- Joe Paterno)
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To: BenLurkin

Let me guess - they were all shouting “Alluh Akbar?”


14 posted on 07/22/2011 12:11:38 PM PDT by PGR88 (I'm so open-minded my brains fell out)
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To: BenLurkin
What is the Norwegian word for “duh”?
15 posted on 07/22/2011 12:13:39 PM PDT by Anitius Severinus Boethius
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To: fella

3 % in Oslo, according to FOXnews.


16 posted on 07/22/2011 12:14:01 PM PDT by Palladin (Sarah Palin in 2012!)
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To: BenLurkin

If this doesn’t wake up the Nordic countries, then their Norsemen genes must have been completely breed out of them.

Your 60-year experiment at being benign p*ssies has failed!


17 posted on 07/22/2011 12:14:29 PM PDT by VanDeKoik (1 million in stimulus dollars paid for this tagline!)
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To: Anitius Severinus Boethius

Uffda!!!


18 posted on 07/22/2011 12:15:54 PM PDT by Palladin (Sarah Palin in 2012!)
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To: BenLurkin
I just read a timeline. Evidently the shooter is Norwegian-looking and blonde. Someone has already suggested this will probably mean he is linked to a far-right group. Sheesh!

And they arrested the shooter! He didn't off himself and no one else shot him. I guess he ran out of ammo. He used a handgun and it is believed that 20-25 youths are dead. Unreal.

19 posted on 07/22/2011 12:16:50 PM PDT by thefactor (yes, as a matter of fact, i DID only read the excerpt)
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To: BenLurkin

I hope the Norwegians can figure out quickly who did this so they will know who to surrender to.


20 posted on 07/22/2011 12:17:24 PM PDT by Robwin
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To: BenLurkin

21 posted on 07/22/2011 12:19:55 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: Palladin

Right above that “magic” 2% at which the trouble w/ Muslims begin.


22 posted on 07/22/2011 12:20:53 PM PDT by FourPeas ("Maladjusted and wigging out is no way to go through life, son." -hg)
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To: BenLurkin
I say wait two days until the details clear up before making any further comment, but I suspect this was an al-Queda operation with homegrown terrorists.
23 posted on 07/22/2011 12:30:09 PM PDT by GAB-1955 (I write books, love my wife, serve my nation, and believe in the Resurrection.)
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To: BenLurkin

¨Three, Mr Christian?¨


24 posted on 07/22/2011 12:30:43 PM PDT by onedoug (If)
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To: thefactor

“...Norwegian-looking and blonde.”

Hair dye? A wig?


25 posted on 07/22/2011 12:31:17 PM PDT by carmody
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To: BenLurkin
It has been suggested that these acts are the beginning of world wide attacks.

Stay safe, and be vigilant everyone.

26 posted on 07/22/2011 12:32:05 PM PDT by teenyelliott (Soylent green should be made out of liberals...)
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To: BenLurkin
Norway explosion, shooting believed to be linked

Of course, obviously both are the work of Amish bitter clingers.

27 posted on 07/22/2011 12:36:01 PM PDT by Navy Patriot (Holy flippin' crap, Sarah rocks the world!)
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28 posted on 07/22/2011 12:36:40 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: BenLurkin
Nothing much will happen. If the past is a guide, the socialists will bend over and say, “Thank you, Sir, may I have another?” I also hope I'm wrong.
29 posted on 07/22/2011 12:38:07 PM PDT by JPG (Palin '12)
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To: thefactor

right wing. muslim convert. crazy. someone with a grudge. who knows at this point.


30 posted on 07/22/2011 12:44:32 PM PDT by wiggen (The teacher card. When the racism card just won't work.)
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To: carmody

They said tall and Norwegian-looking. Probably a local muzzie convert.


31 posted on 07/22/2011 12:45:04 PM PDT by thefactor (yes, as a matter of fact, i DID only read the excerpt)
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To: BenLurkin

tell you one thing.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zR5nGw1_QGU&feature=channel_video_title&fmt=18
look like many dead in the water. He was probably a decent shot.


32 posted on 07/22/2011 12:46:55 PM PDT by wiggen (The teacher card. When the racism card just won't work.)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

“Tad-dah!”

Gosh, we never saw that coming.

What’s next?!? Are they going to try to convince us this was somehow connected to jihad?

Thanks BenLurkin.


33 posted on 07/22/2011 12:50:11 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Yes, as a matter of fact, it is that time again -- https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: JPG

Remember the Left gets to have it all ways. Bill Maher, most Demonrats, etc. will say this is the work of “religion” generally, implying that christians are just as much to blame for this incident in Norway as the mohammedans who actually did it.


34 posted on 07/22/2011 12:50:52 PM PDT by crusader71
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To: wiggen

I wonder what rules they have for interogation? I suppose waterboarding is not in the cards?


35 posted on 07/22/2011 12:53:47 PM PDT by PDGearhead (Obama's lack of citizenship)
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To: JPG
Nothing much will happen. If the past is a guide, the socialists will bend over

That is the sad truth, I believe. Until this sort of thing is happening daily, it will not move them to any action. They will probably have a national discussion about what they did wrong to bring this on themselves.
36 posted on 07/22/2011 12:56:09 PM PDT by ZX12R
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To: PDGearhead
I wonder what rules they have for interogation? I suppose waterboarding is not in the cards?

I am not sure. I believe that they have made the death penalty illegal, though.

37 posted on 07/22/2011 12:57:19 PM PDT by marktwain
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To: PDGearhead

headlines just went by. They arrested the same man for both incidents. One thing nobody has speculated on. Maybe he is a cop. Maybe he just went nuts.


38 posted on 07/22/2011 12:57:39 PM PDT by wiggen (The teacher card. When the racism card just won't work.)
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To: BenLurkin

First, the death of the kids is bad. The attack on the government is less bad as Western governments are generally foul. However, if such attacks turn out to be an Islamic attack, and this helps end “Diversity” in the West, then they those killed shall not have died in vain.


39 posted on 07/22/2011 1:01:37 PM PDT by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: wiggen

Maybe. Hard to believe that one person could do both.


40 posted on 07/22/2011 1:01:56 PM PDT by PDGearhead (Obama's lack of citizenship)
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To: wiggen

What decent shot?

It was like shooting fish in a barrel.

Disgusting muzzie coward!


41 posted on 07/22/2011 1:12:13 PM PDT by Palladin (Sarah Palin in 2012!)
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To: BenLurkin

First, the death of the kids is bad. The attack on the government is less bad as Western governments are generally foul. However, if such attacks turn out to be an Islamic attack, and this helps end “Diversity” in the West, then those killed shall not have died in vain.


42 posted on 07/22/2011 1:16:32 PM PDT by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: Noumenon

Oh I wish you were correct Noumenon, but what do you do when Europe is rapidly becoming democratically Islamic? I.E. the Muslim minority is quickly becoming the Muslim Majority because of birth rates...


43 posted on 07/22/2011 1:31:57 PM PDT by Jan_Sobieski (Sanctification)
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To: BenLurkin

Prayers up for the victims and their families.


44 posted on 07/22/2011 1:37:12 PM PDT by Bigg Red (Palin in 2012)
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To: thefactor

“They said tall and Norwegian-looking. Probably a local muzzie convert.” Yes. I was wondering if it was a disguise.


45 posted on 07/22/2011 2:03:34 PM PDT by carmody
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To: Jan_Sobieski

All I can offer in response is that Europeans have never let a little thing like democracy get in the way of what they perceived as necessity. I offer the history of the last century as testimony. Taken in full context, war was the least of it.


46 posted on 07/22/2011 2:16:37 PM PDT by Noumenon (The only 'NO' a liberal understands is the one that arrives at muzzle velocity.)
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To: PDGearhead

I think a few hours between the 2 events.


47 posted on 07/22/2011 3:27:26 PM PDT by wiggen (The teacher card. When the racism card just won't work.)
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