At least 100,000 attend Oslo anti-violence rally

OSLO Mon Jul 25, 2011 1:15pm EDT

Masses of people gather to participate in a ''rose march'' in honour of the victims of Friday's bomb attack and shooting massacre, outside Oslo City Hall July 25, 2011. REUTERS/Vegard Groett/Scanpix

Masses of people gather to participate in a ''rose march'' in honour of the victims of Friday's bomb attack and shooting massacre, outside Oslo City Hall July 25, 2011.

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OSLO (Reuters) - At least 100,000 people, many carrying white or red roses, rallied in Oslo on Monday to show support for victims of attacks that killed 76 people, police said.

"Tonight the streets are filled with love," Crown Prince Haakon told the crowd, gathered to mark opposition to a bombing and shooting on Friday.

Ola Krokan, operations chief at Oslo police, told Reuters there were at least 100,000 people at the demonstration. Rallies were being held in other cities around the nation.

(Reporting by Kjetil Stormark)

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