Wednesday, August 17

Police say shooting spree ‘catastrophic’, death toll may surpass 80

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OSLO: The death toll may surpass 80 in the shooting spree at a youth camp near Norway’s capital city, police said early today in a Xinhua report.

Earlier reports put the shooting death toll at 10.

The shooting is of “catastrophic dimensions” and many more victims had been discovered, police director Oystein Maeland told a news conference.

“The updated information we know now is at least 80,” he said.