Norway mosque shooter praised NZ mosque gunman before Oslo attack
Young white male shooter who opened fire at a mosque in Oslo, Norway, was reportedly motivated by terrorist Brenton Tarrant who
had shot dead 50 people at a mosque in New Zealand in March.
The gunman who wore a helmet and body armor while firing multiple rounds posted material pn social media praising New Zealand mosque shooter.
Police said they have arrested a man after the shooting at Al-Noor Islamic centre in Barum, some 20 km from Oslo.
The police did not give the identified nor commented on the motive behind the shooting.
A man was injued in the attack and taken to a hospital for treatment.
The incident took place shortly after 4pm local time, on the day before the celebration of the holiest Islamic holiday, Eid-al-Adha or “Feast of the Sacrifice”.