Norway shooting suspect thought to be Islamist with mental health issues – police

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Police work at the site following a shooting at a nightclub in central Oslo, Norway June 25, 2022. Javad Parsa/NTB/via REUTERS

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OSLO, June 25 (Reuters) – The arrested suspected in a fatal shooting spree in Oslo is believed to be a radicalised Islamist who has a history of mental illness, Norway’s PST intelligence service said on Saturday.

The suspect, who was not named by police, has been known to security services since 2015, the PST added.

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Reporting by Gwladys Fouche, editing by Terje Solsvik and John Stonestreet

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