In Norway, the body of Georgian girl Tamta Liparteliani was identified
In Norway, the body of Georgian citizen Tamta Liparteliani, who was at a youth camp on the island of Utoya during attack of a terrorist, was identified. As reported by the "GHN", Deputy Foreign Minister Nino Kalandadze announced this today at a special briefing. According to her, today the Norwegian side has contacted with the Georgian side and confirmed that the body of Tamta Liparteliani was identified.
"Yesterday, the Norwegian side has asked to send fingerprints for identification. We promptly presented this information and now they have officially confirmed that the body of Liparteliani was identified" - Kalandadze said.
Criminalists have learned that the girl was killed by two shots in her back, her body was found in the water.
The Norwegian side has committed to assume all expenditure related to transporting of the body to homeland, as well as to pay compensation to relatives of deceased.
The Georgian Foreign Ministry has expressed condolences to the family of Tamta Liparteliani.
Recall, July 22, in Norway a double act of terror occured. First, a powerful explosive device went off near the government compound in central Oslo, and a few hours later a man wearing police uniform opened a fire at a youth camp of the ruling Labour party on the island of Utoya. As a result of the attacks 76 people were killed, about 100 people were injured.
Native Norwegian Anders Breivik Behring was detained on suspicion of committing terrorist attack. He is charged of "terrorism and terrorist activities".