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Norway: fourth anniversary of attacks in Oslo and on Utoya

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By Euronews  with Reuters, AFP, APTN
Norway: fourth anniversary of attacks in Oslo and on Utoya

<p>It is four years since the attacks on a government building and a youth camp on the island of Utoya claimed the lives of 77 people and changed countless others for ever.</p> <p>Memorial services will be held across Norway throughout the day.</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"align="center"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Participated in the ceremony remembering the victims of <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/22July?src=hash">#22July</a> 2011 attacks in <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Oslo?src=hash">#Oslo</a> & <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Utoya?src=hash">#Utoya</a>. We will never forget. <a href="http://t.co/LN0ZgPFQ9v">pic.twitter.com/LN0ZgPFQ9v</a></p>— Anne Brasseur (@PACE_President) <a href="https://twitter.com/PACE_President/status/623785612601114624">July 22, 2015</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <p>For Prime Minister Erna Solberg, understanding is not possible. “I believe only those who have lost a son or a daughter, sister or brother really understand how painful it is,” she said at the ceremony. “But we try to understand, we try to show we care, our respect and compassion.”</p> <p>Opinion is divided over this exhibition in the same building where Anders Behring Brievik’s first eight victims died.</p> <p>Planned with the help of some survivors and relatives of those who died, there are those who say it will help people come to terms with what happened.</p> <p>But others fear it will become a “hall of fame” for Breivik, whom they would prefer to be forgotten.</p> <h3>In Pictures: controversial exhibition on 2011 Oslo mass killings</a> <p>Items belonging to Anders Behring Breivik <img src="https://static.euronews.com/articles/310441/606x910_2015-07-21-NORWAY-BREIVIK-breivik-personal-belongings.jpg"></p> <p>Cameras and other victims’ belongings <img src="https://static.euronews.com/articles/310441/606x404_2015-07-21-NORWAY-BREIVIK-cameras-belongings.jpg"></p> <p>Parts of the vehicle used by mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik.</p> <img src="https://static.euronews.com/articles/310441/606x910_2015-07-21-NORWAY-BREIVIK-car-bomb.jpg"> <img src="https://static.euronews.com/articles/310441/606x404_2015-07-21-NORWAY-BREIVIK-car-bomb-II.jpg"> <p>Visitors walk through the 22 July Centre in the government quarter in Oslo, Norway</p> <img src="https://static.euronews.com/articles/310441/606x404_2015-07-21-NORWAY-BREIVIK-exhibit-room.jpg">