Gunman kills 2 during Oslo Pride festival; terror suspected

6/25/2022 4:19:00 PM

The Norwegian security service PST has raised its terror alert to the highest level after a mass shooting left 2 people dead and many wounded during Pride week in Oslo.

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The Norwegian security service PST has raised its terror alert to the highest level after a mass shooting left 2 people dead and many wounded during Pride week in Oslo .

OSLO , Norway (AP) — A gunman opened fire in Oslo ’s night-life district early Saturday, killing two people and leaving more than 20 wounded in what Norwegian security service called an 'Islamist terror act' during the capital’s annual Pride festival.

Police said two of the shooting victims died and 10 people were being treated for serious injuries, but none of them was believed to be in life-threatening condition. Eleven other people had minor injuries.Another witness, Marcus Nybakken, 46, said he saw a lot of people running and screaming and thought it was a fist fight.

He said that while the motive was unclear, the shooting had caused fear and grief in the LGBTQ community.“Many were fearing for their lives,” he said. “On our way out we saw several injured people, so we understood that something serious had happened.”

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I thought it only happened it america? Definitely Russian is behind Is Norway a new U.S. State? It must be, because the liberal main stream media has told me over and over that mass shootings don't happen in other countries. So now we are considering 2 dead in a mass shooting. This changes everything. Just in Denver last night we had at least two mass shootings.

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Oslo Pride canceled after deadly 'terror' shooting at gay bar in Norwegian capital Oslo 's annual Pride parade was canceled on Saturday following a deadly shooting at an LGBTQ bar that police are investigating as a possible terrorist attack. Thats what happens when your country has been taken hostage by Islam extremists 'The suspect, charged with terrorism, is a Norwegian citizen originally from Iran, and was 'known to the police,' but has only received 'minor convictions' up until now...' Multiple convictions should have led to a rescinding of his Norwegian citizenship and deportation. Bastard !!!

Gunman Kills 2 During Oslo Pride Festival; Terror SuspectedThe Norwegian security service PST has raised its terror alert to the highest level after a shooting left 2 people dead and many wounded during Pride week in Oslo . A gunman opened fire in Oslo ’s night-life district. in what police are investigating as a possible terrorist attack. Investigators said the suspect, identified as a 42-year-old Norwegian citizen originally from Iran, was arrested after opening fire at three locations in downtown Oslo . While the motive was unclear, organizers of Oslo Pride canceled a parade that was set for Saturday as the highlight of a weeklong festival. One of the shootings happened outside the London Pub, a bar popular with the city’s LGBTQ community. I need to bring my story to the news asking for help. Please text me So terrorism works is what we're saying.

2 killed in mass shooting in Oslo, Norwegian police sayNorwegian police say two people have been killed and more than a dozen injured in a mass shooting in Oslo . This only happens in America. Norway has very strict gun laws. Can't be...only the US has mass shootings.

Mass shooting near Oslo gay bar investigated as terrorism; Pride parade canceledTwo people were killed and eight others taken to hospital after the shooting near the London Pub, which describes itself on its website as 'the largest gay and lesbian venue in Oslo .' The Brentwood Ca Police are knowingly endangering children to support a known & proven Mormon serial rapist child predator/child pornographer in his crimes against children. The Brentwood police have engaged in witness tampering and victim intimidation I still remember liberals say gun violence only happens in US? It cant be in Oslo because they have strict gun control law.. lol 🤷‍♂️ 2a

Norwegian Police Say 2 Killed In Mass Shooting In OsloNorwegian police say two people have been killed and more than a dozen injured in a mass shooting in Oslo . Sounds like the work of religious fanatics recently imported to Norway. Just a hunch Oh great, now they're going to ban guns in Norway aka the Texas of Europe Remember, Americans: The difference is, outside of America, this is considered news, not Tuesday.

Oslo shooting near gay bar investigated as terrorism, as Pride parade is canceled Oslo 's annual Pride parade was canceled on Saturday following a deadly shooting at a gay bar that Norwegian police are investigating as a possible terrorist attack. Good. Wtf are gay My thoughts and prayers go out to the victims and the families of all. Such a terrible thing, it’s bad enough this crap happens here in the US, sad to hear I’m hearing elsewhere. They have gundick problem in Norway like the USA?

Supreme Court overturns Roe v.(CNN) Two people were killed and eight others taken to hospital after the shooting at the London Pub, which describes itself on its website as"the largest gay and lesbian venue in Oslo.State Laws Guide: Where Abortions Are Now Illegal or Will Be Severely Restricted Police attorney Christian Hatlo said the suspect was being held on suspicion of murder, attempted murder and terrorism, based on the number of people targeted at multiple locations.Follow Us.

Wade; states can ban abortion Police attorney Christian Hatlo said the suspect was being held on suspicion of murder, attempted murder and terrorism, based on the number of people targeted at multiple locations. “Our overall assessment is that there are grounds to believe that he wanted to cause grave fear in the population,” Hatlo said.m. Police said two of the shooting victims died and 10 people were being treated for serious injuries, but none of them was believed to be in life-threatening condition. Eleven other people had minor injuries. Eleven other people had minor injuries. They apprehended the male suspect three minutes after arrival, police said. Olav Roenneberg, a journalist from Norwegian public broadcaster NRK, said he witnessed the shooting.

“I saw a man arrive at the site with a bag."Read MoreHe said the terrorism charge was justified on the basis of the number of injured and dead people, the number of crime scenes and an"overall assessment" indicating that the accused intended to"create serious fear in the population. He picked up a weapon and started shooting,” Roenneberg told NRK. He picked up a weapon and started shooting,” Roenneberg told NRK. “First I thought it was an air gun. The suspect was taken to the police station, and police told CNN there were currently no other suspects. Then the glass of the bar next door was shattered and I understood I had to run for cover.” Another witness, Marcus Nybakken, 46, said he saw a lot of people running and screaming and thought it was a fist fight.” Another witness, Marcus Nybakken, 46, said he saw a lot of people running and screaming and thought it was a fist fight."The suspect was armed with two weapons during the shooting, police said.

“But then I heard that it was a shooting and that there was someone shooting with a submachine gun,” Nybakken told Norwegian broadcaster TV2. Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Stoere said in a Facebook post that “the shooting outside London Pub in Oslo tonight was a cruel and deeply shocking attack on innocent people.There were wounded people on the ground inside and outside the bar when the police arrived.” He said that while the motive was unclear, the shooting had caused fear and grief in the LGBTQ community.” He said that while the motive was unclear, the shooting had caused fear and grief in the LGBTQ community. “We all stand by you,” Gahr Stoere wrote.Among the eight in hospital, three people are in critical condition. Christian Bredeli, who was at the bar, told Norwegian newspaper VG that he hid on the fourth floor with a group of about 10 people until he was told it was safe to come out. “Many were fearing for their lives,” he said.

“Many were fearing for their lives,” he said.In a statement published on Facebook after the shooting, the London Pub condemned the incident as"absolutely awful and pure evil. “On our way out we saw several injured people, so we understood that something serious had happened.” ADVERTISEMENT TV2 showed footage of people running down Oslo streets in panic as shots rang out in the background.Oslo's annual Pride parade, scheduled to take place on Saturday, was canceled in the wake of the shootings after"clear advice and recommendation from the police. Investigators said the suspect was known to police, as well as to PST, but not for any major violent crimes. Investigators said the suspect was known to police, as well as to PST, but not for any major violent crimes. His criminal record included a narcotics offense and a weapons offense for carrying a knife, Hatlo said."We will follow the police's recommendations and take care of each other.

Hatlo said police seized two weapons after the attack: a handgun and an automatic weapon, both of which he described as “not modern” without giving details. He said the suspect had not made any statement to the police and was in contact with a defense lawyer. He said the suspect had not made any statement to the police and was in contact with a defense lawyer."We will soon be proud and visible again, but today we will hold and share the pride celebrations from home. Hatlo said it was too early to say whether the gunman specifically targeted members of the LGBTQ community. “We have to look closer at that, we don’t know yet,” he said.""My thoughts go to the victims and their relatives," Støre said on Facebook. Still, police advised organizers of the Pride festival to cancel the parade Saturday. Still, police advised organizers of the Pride festival to cancel the parade Saturday.

“Oslo Pride therefore urges everyone who planned to participate or watch the parade to not show up."The President of the Norwegian Parliament, Masud Gharahkhani, also expressed his condolences. All events in connection with Oslo Prides are canceled,” organizers said on the official Facebook page of the event. Inge Alexander Gjestvang, leader of FRI, the Norwegian organisation for sexual and gender diversity, said the shooting has shaken the Nordic country’s LGBTQ community. Inge Alexander Gjestvang, leader of FRI, the Norwegian organisation for sexual and gender diversity, said the shooting has shaken the Nordic country’s LGBTQ community. People were in town for a holiday of diversity and love," Gharahkhani said. ADVERTISEMENT “We encourage everyone to stand together, take care of each other. We’ll be back later, proud, visible but right now it’s not the time for that,” he told TV2. It's sad and unacceptable. King Harald V offered condolences to the relatives of victims and said the royal family was “horrified” by the attack.

King Harald V offered condolences to the relatives of victims and said the royal family was “horrified” by the attack. “We must stand together to defend our values: freedom, diversity and respect for each other. We must continue to stand up for all people to feel safe,” the monarch said. Norway has a relatively low crime rate but has experienced violent attacks by right-wing extremists, including one of the worst mass shootings in Europe in 2011, when a gunman killed 69 people on the island of Utoya after setting off a bomb in Oslo that left eight dead. Norway has a relatively low crime rate but has experienced violent attacks by right-wing extremists, including one of the worst mass shootings in Europe in 2011, when a gunman killed 69 people on the island of Utoya after setting off a bomb in Oslo that left eight dead. In 2019, another right-wing extremist killed his stepsister and then opened fire in a mosque but was overpowered before anyone there was injured.

___ Ritter reported from Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany. Jari Tanner in Helsinki contributed to this report. Jari Tanner in Helsinki contributed to this report. AP NEWS .