Man held after Norway attacks right-wing extremist: report

OSLO Fri Jul 22, 2011 7:15pm EDT

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OSLO (Reuters) - The Norwegian man detained after twin attacks in Norway on Friday that killed at least 17 people has links to right-wing extremism, independent Norwegian television TV2 reported on Saturday, without disclosing its sources.

Police were searching a flat in west Oslo where the man lived, TV2 said.

(Reporting by Oslo newsroom, editing by Tim Pearce)

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mcp123 wrote:
Now we see the true crimes right-wingers commit…. maybe the republican party in the U.S. will learn something. NOT.

Jul 22, 2011 10:38pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
dushenko wrote:
Why am I not surprised. The same has happened in the US in the past and will happen again if the right wing extremist/tea party and so called ‘Christian Conservatives’ are not carefully monitored.

Jul 22, 2011 11:48pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
What´s also really upsetting is that the maximum prison sentence in Norway is only 21 years and there is no death penalty! So the shooter will be released and free to walk the streets when he is 52 years old!

Jul 23, 2011 10:17am EDT  --  Report as abuse
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