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Monday, July 25, 2011

Crown Princess's step-brother was killed in island gun massacre - 25th July 2011

Image: Security man Trond Berntsen, left, the step-brother of Norway's Princess Mette-Marit, right, was one of the first victims of Right-wing terrorist Anders Breivik's murder spree

The Crown Princess of Norway's step-brother was one of the first victims gunned down in the massacre that left 86 dead at a youth summer camp.

Trond Berntsen, the son of Princess Mette-Marit's late stepfather, was among those killed when Anders Behring Breivik opened fire at the Labour party camp on Utoya island.

An off-duty police officer, Mr Berntsen had been hired to provide private security to the island retreat, and was one of the first killed by the white-supremacist gunman.

Friday's shootings on Utoya island, and a bomb attack at the government headquarters in Oslo, which killed at least seven, have left Norway shell-shocked.

A minute's silence was held in the country and its closest neighbour, Sweden, at noon today in honour of those killed in the bombing and massacre. Read More