People in Norway are in shock today after a man dressed as a police officer is suspected of shooting and killing at least 84 at a summer youth camp Friday, just hours after setting off an explosion in nearby Oslo that killed seven.
Officials initially reported that at least 10 people were killed at the youth camp on the island of Utoya but later increased the death toll after more bodies were found, according to the Associated Press.
Officials said that the death toll could still rise.
Norwegian police have arrested a Norwegian man for the attacks.
Police would not confirm the identity of the suspect but said they have charged him with acts of terrorism.
The man is believed to be responsible for both attacks.
TV2, Norway's largest broadcaster, was among several local media outlets that identified the suspect as Anders Behring Breivik, 32.
Breivik is described as a member of "right-wing extremist groups in eastern Norway."
Police said the investigation is still open and they are trying to determine an exact motive and whether he was working with anyone.
"This is beyond comprehension. It's a nightmare. It's a nightmare for those who have been killed, for their mothers and fathers, family and friends," Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg told reporters early today.
Just hours before the shooting at a summer youth camp run by Norway's ruling party on the island of Utoya, explosions ripped through a government building in the capital city of Oslo and left at least seven people dead.
The suspect had been seen in Oslo earlier in the day, according to media reports.
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