Sur­vivor’s Tales

India Today - - SOCIETY -

An in­ter­view with a sur­vivor of Nor­way’s July 2011 mas­sacre went vi­ral last week. When An­dres Behring Breivik (the shooter) was in court ex­plain­ing how he gunned down 69 peo­ple on Utoya is­land,

Silje Mel­hus To­bi­assen, a 17-year-old sur­vivor, held a Q&A with Red­dit, an open so­cial net­work­ing web­site. The sur­vivor painted a picture of what it was like dur­ing the at­tack, pa­tiently an­swer­ing ques­tions from com­men­ta­tors like where he hid, how his life has changed and whether the shooter looked in­sane.


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