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There are many references to Ghosts in Filipino culture , ranging from ancient legendary creatures such as the Manananggal and Tiyanak to more modern urban legends and horror movies. The beliefs, legends and stories are as diverse as the people of the Philippines. The Filipino term for a ghost is multo , which is derived from the Spanish word muerto , meaning dead. The multo is the soul of a dead person that has returned to the mortal world. It may want to finish an incomplete task or promise, or take revenge, it may return because of in improper burial or an unusually violent death or suicide. The ghost may be seeking a replacement so that it can live again. The Manananggal is a vampire who can separate her upper torso from her lower body in order to fly in the night with huge bat-like wings to prey on unsuspecting, pregnant women in their homes, using an elongated proboscis-like tongue to reach their unborn fetus.
Last updated: On July 22, , Anders Behring Breivik set off explosives in the governmental quarter of the capital of Norway, Oslo, killing eight and wounding many. He then went on to a small island situated around 40 km from Oslo. He dressed up as a police officer pretending to come to guard young members of the Labor party after the governmental bombing. Around young people were present. He moved systematically around the island, hunting the young people down, and ended up killing Fifty-six were brought to hospital with mild to major injuries.