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Monday, July 25, 2011

Bomb blast leave many dead in Norway

Debris covers the area outside a building in the center of Oslo

A massive bomb in downtown Oslo, Norway, and a horrific shooting rampage at a summer youth camp stunned the nation, killing at least 87 people in apparently related terrorist attacks in a nation long known as the home of the Nobel Peace Prize.
It was not immediately clear who was responsible for the attacks, but speculation swirled around both Islamic militant groups and domestic right-wing extremists.
Al-Qaida previously has singled out Norway as an intended target, and a shadowy group affiliated with the terrorist network reportedly claimed responsibility, a statement that could not be verified.

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