Bomb caused Oslo explosion, two confirmed dead: report

Reuters News
Posted: Jul 22, 2011 11:25 AM

OSLO (Reuters) - Norwegian police said that a bomb caused the explosion in central Oslo Friday, news agency NTB reported, quoting a police chief.

State broadcaster NRK radio said two people were now confirmed dead, raising the initial toll from one.

"So far I can confirm that we have received seven people at Oslo University Hospital," a press officer at Oslo University Hospital told Reuters. "I don't know how seriously wounded they are."

(Reporting by Oslo newsroom)