A known gunman killed two people and injured at least 21 others outside a gay bar in downtown Oslo. Norwegian police have launched a terror probe over a shooting spree that caused mayhem in downtown Oslo in the early hours of Saturday.

The gunman opened fire on bystanders at around 1:00 am local time near several entertainment venues including a popular gay bar at CJ Hambros Plass in central Oslo. Police have arrested the suspect. The incident is being investigated as terrorism.

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In their latest update, Oslo police said 21 people are injured, 10 of them seriously.

Prosecutor Christian Hatlo said the 42-year-old suspect has been charged with murder, attempted murder and terrorism. The man was described as a Norwegian national, born in Iran, who was known to the police before the attack.

The gun rampage took place ahead of the Oslo Pride Parade, the highlight of a 10 day-long LGBTQ+ festival, which was scheduled to start on Saturday. The organizers have since canceled the event following recommendations from police.

RT. com / ABC Flash Point News 2022.

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JolleNisse
JolleNisse
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25-06-22 13:00

Oslo Pride had to be postponed, but not canceled. Oslo Pride will return – bigger, stronger, more colorful and more diverse than ever here in the capital. We must show them, the hateful terrorists, that they will never win, says Raymond Johansen, mayor of Oslo.

Donald W
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25-06-22 13:03

Sound like a real Patriot.

Trangotowegmail
Trangotowegmail
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25-06-22 13:01

This is USA’s way of demanding Norway to allow US military bases on its soil. And the terrorism level will increase until finally Norway accepts.

RachG
RachG
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25-06-22 13:02

Iranian? They need to get that war going too, I suppose?

Don Chien
Don Chien
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25-06-22 13:02

MonkeyPox pride