Oslo gunman's background puzzles police

Police Norwegian Oslo Teams

THE 32-year-aged suspected of massacring at least eighty young people at a summer time camp and setting off a bomb in downtown Oslo that killed at minimum seven is a mystery to investigators: a appropriate-winger with anti-Muslim views but no identified hyperlinks to hardcore extremists.

"He just came out of nowhere," a police official instructed The Associated Press.

Public broadcaster NRK and numerous other Norwegian media identified the suspected attacker as Anders Behring Breivik, a blond and blue-eyed Norwegian who expressed correct-wing and anti-Muslim views on the world wide web.

Norwegian reports agency NTB stated Breivik legally owned numerous firearms and belonged to a gun club. He ran an agricultural firm expanding veggies, an enterprise that could have aided him protected big amounts of fertiliser, a prospective ingredient in bombs.

But he failed to belong to any recognized factions in Norway's small and splintered extreme correct movement, and his criminal report consisted of some minimal offences, the police official said.

"He hasn't been on our radar, which he would have been if was active in the neo-Nazi teams in Norway," he mentioned.

"But he nonetheless could be inspired by their ideology."

He spoke on issue of anonymity since these specifics had not been formally released by police. He declined to name the suspect.

Neo-Nazi teams carried out a sequence of murders and robberies in Scandinavia in the nineteen nineties but have since held a reduced profile.

"They have a absence of management. We have quite significantly control of those teams," the police official explained.

Breivik's registered address is at a four-storey apartment building in western Oslo ( via heraldsun.com.au ).

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