Norwegian police: Several killed and injured in the blast


Friday, 22 July 2011
Two people are confirmed dead in the powerful explosion in Oslo, which destroyed buildings in the government quarter. Police on site warns about another two bombs, reports Norwegian news paper Aftenposten.
A bomb exploded in Oslo and injured several people and destroyed buildings in the government quarter. Two people are confirmed dead in a powerful explosion in central Oslo, the Norwegian state radio NRK reports.

According to the newspaper Dagbladet, the police believe the attack was directed against the oil and energy department OED, who at 16 o'clock was ablaze.

Police reported also know there are two more bombs to.
“You can not go through here because there are still two bombs that we do not know where they are, inform the police of the City to the news paper Aftonpaosten reporter.


According to Reuters correspondent, there was a bomb a midpoint between Stoltenberg's office building and the oil ministry.

The window of the Executive Mansion of the Prime ministers’ office was blown said the newspaper Verdens Gang, which also adds that that the explosion caused a hole in the building up to Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg's office. Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg will however be safe because he was not there at the time confirmed news agency NTB.

Newspaper VG's office was also among those affected. VG-journalist Jarle Brenna tells of many injured people. According to Reuters correspondent, Walter Gibbs, he counted at least eight injured.

Eyewitnesses told news agency NTB that it looks like the explosion came from a car.
It is not possible to state how many people were injured at the moment. Ambulance staff treated more people outside the government building.
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