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31 July 2011 @ 08:55 pm
Heroes of Norway  
ETA: Okay, enough people have complained about the neologism. Subject line edited.


A Norwegian couple, Hege Dalen and her partner, Toril Hansen, saved about 40 people from last week's shooting. The women were having dinner when they heard shots. They immediately got in their boat and made way toward the gunshots to pull people out of the water, not once but four times.

Original report, in Finnish

Google translation

article that was originally linked by bkwrrm_tx
 
 
drewkittydrewkitty on August 1st, 2011 06:35 am (UTC)
Hear, hear! Truly heroes.

A grisly tidbit picked up from the German site mentioned in comments: not only did the terrorist thoughtfully dress himself in what appeared to be police tactical uniform, but some of the survivors panicked when they reached dockside and saw police wearing similar garb.