Norwegian killer plotted to assassinate US President Obama

April 1, 2012 22:54

Anders Behring Breivik, the right-wing fanatic who admitted to killing 77 people in Norway last year, had plotted to assassinate US President Barack Obama, Norwegian newspaper Dagbladet reported Sunday.

Speaking to police, Breivik said that he planned on packing a car with explosives and driving it onto the square next to Oslo City Hall, detonating it during the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony taking place there attended by the US president.Breivik said that he decided against the plot only because its implausibility, maintaining that it would have been a perfect way to promote his anti-Islamic message, according to Dagbladet.

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