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Oslo, Norway, Pride Events Canceled After Gunman Opens Fire on Gay Bar, Killing 2

HeadlineJun 27, 2022

Officials in Oslo, Norway, canceled Pride events over the weekend after a gunman went on a rampage at a gay bar early Saturday morning. Two people were killed and 10 others seriously injured by gunfire in the assault. Norwegian police arrested a suspect they described as a radicalized Islamist with a history of mental illness. Despite the violence, thousands marched in the streets just hours after the attack, chanting, “We’re here, we’re queer, we won’t disappear.” This is Norway’s prime minister.

Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre: “We should have celebrated love. We should have colored the streets in the colors of the rainbow. We should have displayed our community and our freedom. Instead, we are filled with grief. Norway is again hit by a brutal attack.”

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