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    Norwegian police defend their response time

    euronews (in English)

    by euronews (in English)

    The Norwegian police have defended the time it took for them to respond to initial reports of the shooting on Utoeya. No helicopter was available so the special firearms unit had to make the 45 kilometre journey from Oslo by car. The police boat at the shore was too small to take them and began to leak. They then had to commandeer recreational boats to cross. ...