OSLO, Norway (AP) — Police say the suspect in a shooting rampage on a Norwegian island has admitted firing weapons there.
Police Chief Sveinung Sponheim said Saturday the male suspect — who is in custody — has been in a "dialogue" with police but that the interrogations are difficult.
At least 87 people were killed on the island on Friday.
Seven people died earlier Friday in a bombing in central Oslo that police also have linked to the suspect. They said Saturday it was caused by a car bomb.
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OSLO, Norway (AP) — Police say it took them 45 minutes to reach an island where a gunman was firing on a youth retreat.
That shooting spree came just hours after an explosion at a government building in Oslo on Friday. Police Chief Sveinung Sponheim said Saturday that blast was caused by a car bomb.
At least 87 people were killed on the island. Another seven died in an earlier bombing in Oslo.