Norway court names suspect in Oslo gay bar shooting ahead of Pride gathering

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By Gwladys Fouche OSLO (Reuters) – A Norwegian court on Monday named the suspect in a deadly rampage at a gay bar in Oslo as Zaniar Matapour, a Norwegian citizen of Iranian origin, as the city prepared a demonstration of solidarity to honour the victims later on Monday. Matapour, whom police have described as a radicalised Islamist with a history of mental illness, is accused of killing two people and injuring 21 on Saturday, the day the city was due to celebrate its annual Pride parade. The Oslo district court will decide on Monday the initial terms of Matapour’s detention during the investig…

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