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Norway terror suspect to leave solitary confinement

By the CNN Wire Staff
November 15, 2011 -- Updated 1113 GMT (1913 HKT)

(CNN) -- The suspect blamed for the July terrorist attacks in Norway will leave solitary confinement within days, police said Thursday.

Anders Behring Breivik won't be in solitary confinement beyond Monday, a spokesman for the Oslo police said.

Breivik is charged in the July 22 attacks that killed 77 people. Eight were killed in a bombing in Oslo; 69 young people were killed on nearby Utoya island, in the deadliest attack in Norway since World War II.

The young people were attending a Labour Party youth camp. Most of the 700 campers ranged in age from 16-22, with some as young as 13.

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Breivik has pleaded not guilty.

Described by authorities as a right-wing Christian extremist, he purportedly authored a 1,500-page manifesto critical of Muslim immigration and European liberalism.