A 32-year-old Norwegian, described by police as a Christian fundamentalist, has admitted to having orchestrated a deadly explosion in the downtown area of the capital Oslo before killing at least 77 people in a shooting on nearby Utoeya island.
Norwegian media has been flooded by images of a tall young man, with mid-length blonde hair and bright blue eyes since early Saturday. They are pictures of Anders Behrin Breivik, who has been identified by local media as the number one suspect in Friday’s deadly attacks in Norway’s capital Oslo and its neighbouring Utoeya island, which left a total of at least 77 dead.
Police performed an overnight search of the suspect’s long-time former residence in western Oslo, as well as his new home near Rena, in the north of the capital.
Date created : 2011-07-23