Norway twin attacks suspect claims responsibility: lawyer

Sunday, July 24, 2011

Oslo- The suspect in twin attacks in Norway on Friday that killed at least 92 people has admitted responsibility, local NRK television channel quoted his lawyer as saying.

Behring Breivik, 32, was charged for a car bomb explosion in Oslo city center, which killed seven people and a shooting at a youth Labor Party meeting on an island, leaving at least 85 others dead.

The suspect said that he believed the actions were "atrocious" but "necessary," defense lawyer Geir Lippestad said.

Breivik was willing to explain himself in a court hearing on Monday, according to his lawyer.

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