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Police Aren't Ruling Out More Suspects In Norway Attacks

Oslo, Norway (CNN) -- Police in Norway have not ruled out the possibility that more than one person was involved in Friday's twin terror attacks that left at least 92 dead, officials said Saturday.

"We're not sure it's just one person... based on statements from witnesses, we think there may be more," Acting National Police Chief Sveinung Sponheim said.

A 32-year-old Norwegian was arrested and charged with terrorism, but police have not officially released his name. Local media have identified the man as Anders Behring Breivik, who has been described as a right-wing Christian fundamentalist.

"It's very difficult at this point to say whether he was acting alone or whether he was acting as part of a larger network," Sponheim said.

The suspect has been talking to authorities, but Sponheim described the day-long interrogations as "difficult."

At least four people are still missing, he said, as investigators continued to search for bodies of victims of the bomb attack in downtown Oslo.

The fragility of the damaged structures have made it a slow process, he said.

"We know that there are remains of bodies in the ruins of the buildings. And it's a bit of a jigsaw puzzle and a very difficult search. There are body parts in the buildings," Sponheim said.

Seven people have been confirmed dead from the bomb attack. Police said that the explosive was in a car.

At least 85 others were killed in a shooting at a youth camp in nearby Utoya island.

Norway's prime minister called it the country's worst atrocity since World War II.

Norway's King Harald also spoke in a televised address.

"There is still a lot that we do not know about yesterday's situations," he said. "This we do know, that the situations in Utoya and Oslo is an attack on the nation. It's an attack on the core of the Norwegian democracy."

Official sources and social media indicate that Breivik might be a right-wing Christian fundamentalist who may have had an issue with Norway's multi-cultural society. The attack may have been politically motivated, one official said.

"I think what we have seen today is that politically motivated violence poses a threat to society and I commend the police for carrying out a very swift and effective investigation, but that is still ongoing," Foreign Minister Jonas Gahr Store told reporters.

Other new details emerged Saturday about the attacks.

An employee at a Norwegian agricultural cooperative told CNN that the man identified in media reports as the suspect bought six tons of fertilizer from her company in May.

Oddmy Estenstad, of Felleskjopet Agr, said she did not think the order was strange at the time because the suspect has a farm, but after Friday's explosion in Norway's capital, Oslo, she called police because she knew the material can be used to make bombs.

"We are very shocked that this man was connected to our company," said Estenstad. "We are very sad about what happened."

Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg said Saturday that many world leaders had reached out to him after the tragedy. "The world is with Norway at the moment. That will not restore the lives lost, of course, but it gives support and they hope it will help in their grief," he said. >>>CLICK HERE TO READ MORE FROM CNN

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UPDATE: The 32-year-old Norwegian man who allegedly went on a shooting spree on the island of Utoya has been identified as Anders Behring Breivik, according to multiple reports.

The Daily Mail and Sky News were among those to report the suspect's name. According to witnesses, the gunman was dressed as a police officer and gunned down young people as they ran for their lives at a youth camp.

Police said Friday evening that they've linked the youth camp shooting and Oslo bombing. Breivik is believed to have acted alone.

Norwegian TV2 reports that Breivik belongs to "right-wing circles" in Oslo. Swedish news site Expressen adds that he has been known to write to right-wing forums in Norway, is a self-described nationalist and has also written a number of posts critical of Islam.

A Twitter account for Breivik has surfaced, though it only has one post, this quote from philosopher John Stuart Mill: "One person with a belief is equal to the force of 100 000 who have only interests." The tweet was posted on July 17.

On a Facebook account that Norwegian media outlets have attributed to Breivik, he describes himself as having Christian, conservative views. He says he enjoys hunting, the games World of Warcraft and Modern Warfare 2, and lives in Oslo. He also lists political analysis and stock analysis as interests.

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OSLO, Norway (AP) - Norway's prime minister says an island where 80 people were killed in a massacre was "my childhood paradise that ... was transformed into Hell."

Jens Stoltenberg told reporters Saturday that he had spent many summers on Utoya. A gunman killed dozens there Friday night, shortly after a bomb was detonated in the country's capital, Oslo. Police have one suspect in custody. Stoltenberg said it was too early to comment on the motives behind the attacks.

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BREAKING UPDATE: Police say at least 80 people were killed in a shooting spree at the youth camp of Norway's Labor Party.

Police director Oystein Maeland told reporters early Saturday they had discovered many more victims after initially reporting the death toll at 10.

Maeland couldn't say how many people were injured in the shooting.

Hundreds of youth were attending the summer camp organized by the youth wing of Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg's Labor Party on the island of Utoya.

Police also say seven people were killed in an explosion in Oslo.
      
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UPDATE: A Norwegian police official says the 32-year-old Norwegian man suspected of the Oslo bombing and a shooting at a youth camp does not appear to be linked to Islamist terrorism.

The official says the attacks probably have more in common with the 1995 attack on a U.S. federal building in Olkahoma City than the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks.

He says the suspect appears to have acted alone, and "it seems like that this is not linked to any international terrorist organizations at all." He added that the investigation is still ongoing and that things can change.

The official was speaking on condition of anonymity because that information has not yet been released by Norway's police.

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UPDATE: A Norwegian police official says there is at least one unexploded device at the youth camp where a 32-year-old man opened fire, killing at least nine or 10 people.

The official says a police bomb disposal team with support from military experts is working on disarming the device.

The official was speaking on condition of anonymity because that information has not yet been released by Norway's police.

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UPDATE/OSLO, Norway (AP) - Police in Norway say 9 or 10 people have been killed in a shooting at an island youth camp, while at least seven others are dead after a bomb that ripped open buildings in the heart of Oslo.

A man has been arrested in the shooting -- and police say he had been seen in Oslo, about 60 miles away, before the explosion there.

Police say they don't yet know whether there was more than one shooter.

They say the gunman was dressed in a police uniform when he opened fire into a crowd of youths.

The Oslo bombing shattered most of the windows in a 20-floor high-rise where the country's prime minister, Jens Stoltenberg, and his administration work. But he was working at home, and wasn't hurt.

Other damaged buildings were home to government offices and some of Norway's leading newspapers.

One man who was in a nearby hotel, Ian Dutton, says the building shook -- and he looked outside to see a "wall of debris and smoke." Dutton, who is from New York, says the scene reminded him of 9/11 -- with people "covered in rubble" walking through "a fog of debris."

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OSLO, Norway (AP) - It's the worst violence in peaceful Norway since World War Two.  The country has been the scene of two attacks today -- a bombing outside the buildings in Oslo where the prime minister and others have their offices, and then a shooting at an island youth camp connected to the ruling party.

Police say there were nine or 10 deaths at the youth camp. A witness had said more than 20 people were killed. At least seven others were killed in the blast.  Police say a suspect in the shooting has been arrested, and that he's also linked to the bombing.

At the scene of the bombing, a square is covered in twisted metal and shattered glass. Most of the windows in a 20-floor high rise were shattered. Oslo police say the explosion was caused by "one or more" bombs.

The prime minister, Jens Stoltenberg, was working at home at the time and wasn't harmed. He's urging Norwegians not to cave in to fear.

The attacks come as Norway grapples with a homegrown terror plot linked to al-Qaida. Two suspects are in jail awaiting charges.   

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OSLO, Norway (AP) - Police say they are sending anti-terror police to a youth camp outside Oslo after reports of a shooting there following the bomb blast at the government headquarters.

The news site VG reported that a man dressed in a police uniform opened fire at the camp. It says several people were injured.

Oslo police chief Anstein Gjengdal said anti-terror units were being sent to the camp at Utoya, outside the Norwegian capital.

He had no other information on that incident, which came hours after a bomb blast outside the government headquarters killed at least two people and injured 15.

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OSLO, Norway (AP) - Oslo police officials say two people have been confirmed dead and 15 injured in a powerful bomb blast at the prime minister's office.

Police told reporters the explosion Friday was caused by a "one or more" bombs. They declined to speculate on who was behind the blast.

Asked if the blast was caused by a car bomb, Oslo police chief Anstein Gjengdal said: "It is possible that a vehicle has been used in this incident, but we can't confirm this."

He said that police have sealed off the office of Norwegian broadcaster TV2 to investigate a suspicious package there.

A Norwegian government official also was quoted as saying that people remain trapped in some buildings hit by the bomb blast.

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