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Breivik Trial Comes To A Conclusion


Confessed mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik

Confessed mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik

The trial of confessed Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik is coming to an end in Oslo.

Breivik has admitted killing 77 people in a bomb attack and shooting rampage last July.

On June 21, prosecutors asked the court to rule Breivik insane and send him to a mental institution.

However, in their closing arguments on June 22, Breivik's lawyers are expected to refute the insanity finding.

Breivik himself says he should be declared sane, but acquitted on grounds that he was defending the Norwegian people by fighting the supporters of Muslim immigration.

A final verdict is due by August.

Based on reporting by AP and Reuters

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