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Thread #139327   Message #3194711
Posted By: GUEST,mg
25-Jul-11 - 12:04 AM
Thread Name: BS: security concerns about Norway shooting
Subject: RE: BS: security concerns about Norway shooting

This says there were police on the island. Usually? Came because they were called? They put in a call to Oslo and then 8 minutes later, an unexplained delay, asked officially for help. Granted..the emergency forces were probably involved in the Oslo explosion..but those 8 minutes meant 8 lives lost..or perhaps 12 as they are now saying there was an hour delay rather than 1.5 hours.

Also somewhere it said that there was a flotilla of boats picking up the swimmers and the police had expected to maybe be able to use some of those boats.

I can't figure out why they could not commandeer the helicopter that was taking pictures or enough boats. mg