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Gunman kills two people at gay bar in Olso, ahead of Pride parade day

Pride was the target, so that's frightening."One witness said a man arrived with a bag, took out a gun and started to shoot: "Then I saw windows breaking and understood that I had to take cover."BREAKING:Norway investigates a possible terror attack after a man started shooting in front of the city’s largest gay pub “London Pub” last night.2 dead, 14 wounded.Today’s Oslo Gay Pride parade has been cancelled.The suspect is a refugee from Iran pic.twitter.com/grjttJI0vlA suspect, a 42-year-old Norwegian citizen of Iranian origin, was detained minutes after embarking on the shooting spree, according to police who said they believed he acted alone.Two weapons, including a fully automatic gun, were reportedly retrieved from the crime scene."There is reason to think that this may be a hate crime," police said."We are investigating whether the Pride was a target in itself or whether there are other motives."They added that the attack was also being investigated as a possible act of terrorism.Norwegian police, who are not normally armed, will now carry guns until further notice as a precaution.Norway's PST intelligence service added that it was investigating whether there could be further attacks. Meanwhile, the organisers of Oslo Pride cancelled Saturday's parade, citing police advice.
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