By Nicholas Contompasis
Update: After the attack on Norways capital a sniper is reported killing 80 Norweigian children at a summer camp that the Prime Minister was to visit tomorrow. More details coming in.
Explosion rocks central Oslo, Norway PM's office
OSLO | Fri Jul 22, 2011 9:51am EDT
(Reuters) - A huge explosion damaged government buildings in central Oslo on Friday including Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg's office, injuring several people, a Reuters witness said.
The blast blew out most windows on the 17-storey building housing Stoltenberg's office, as well as nearby ministries including the oil ministry, which was on fire.
Reuters correspondent Walter Gibbs said he counted at least eight injured people. The cause of the blast was unknown but the tangled wreckage of a car was outside one building. Police and fire officials declined comment on the cause.