Emir and PM send condolences to Norwegian King

July 24, 2011 - 11:20:07 pm


Doha: The Emir H H Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani and the Deputy Emir and Heir Apparent HH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani have sent cables of condolences to King Harald V of the Kingdom of Norway on the victims of the terrorist attacks that took place in Oslo.

The Prime Minister and Foreign Minister H E Sheikh Hamad bin Jassem bin Jabor Al Thani sent a similar cable to the Norwegian King.

Norwegian police sources yesterday said 93 victims died in a hail of bullets while 97 people had been injured in the attacks, 30 by the car bomb in central Oslo and 67 in the shooting rampage on Utoeya.

The toll could rise further with an unspecified number of people still unaccounted for both from the island and government buildings.