2022 Oslo shootings

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2022 Oslo shootings
C.J.Hambros plass after 2022 Oslo shootings.jpg
The police blockade at the location where the shootings took place
LocationOslo, Norway
Date25 June 2022 (CEST UTC+02:00)
Attack type
Mass shooting, spree shooting
WeaponsGun[1]
Deaths2
Non-fatal injuries
21
PerpetratorsZaniar Matapour (charged)
MotiveAnti-LGBT sentiment, Islamic extremism

On 25 June 2022, two people were killed and 21 more injured in a mass shooting at three places in Oslo, Norway. The shootings are believed to have target Oslo Pride, the local LGBT pride parade. The police is investigating the shootings as an act of Islamic terrorism.[2] A 42-year old naturalised Iranian immigrant was arrested. He has been charged with murder, attempted murder and terrorism.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Norway: Shooting at Oslo LGBTQ nightclub kills two". Deutsche Welle. Retrieved 25 June 2022.
  2. "Oslo shooting: Norway attack being treated as Islamist terrorism, police say". BBC News. 2022-06-25. Retrieved 2022-06-25.