Survivor of the massacre on Utoeya island paying his respects
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Norwegian massacre survivor: "It was like hell"

A Norwegian teenager who survived the massacre on the island of Utoeya by swimming for the mainland said it was "like hell".

Eighty-five people were shot dead as a gunman, dressed as a policeman, ran amok on Utoeya. An 86th person died in hospital on Sunday.

Speaking to the BBC, the survivor explained how he swam for his life.

Special Report: Norway Attacks

  • 24 Jul 2011
  • From the section Europe
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