Breivik 'targeted ex-PM'


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The Independent Online

The right-wing extremist who killed 77 people in a double attack in Norway in July had originally planned to capture and kill leading Labour politicians, a newspaper has reported.

Anders Behring Breivik told police his aim was to kill the former Prime Minister Gro Harlem Brundtland, Foreign Minister Jonas Gahr Stoere or Eskil Pedersen, head of the Labour Party's youth wing, VG said. Breivik shot 69 people dead at a Labour Party youth camp on Utoya island after setting off a bomb in Oslo that killed eight.