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The Foreigner Norway terror attack threat “somewhat reduced”. Police Security Service (PST) Director Benedicte Bjørnland confirmed the news regarding latest information they have received at their press conference, Sunday. “The threat remains unspecified and is still imprecise, but arrows are pointing in the right direction – downwards, regarding the threat level,” NRK reported her as saying. Norwegian police maintained their phlegmatic tone regarding the terror threat at yesterday’s press conference.

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Norway terror attack threat “somewhat reduced”

Published on Sunday, 27th July, 2014 at 17:27 under the news category, by Michael Sandelson   .
Last Updated on 27th July 2014 at 20:12.

Police Security Service (PST) Director Benedicte Bjørnland confirmed the news regarding latest information they have received at their press conference, Sunday.



“The threat remains unspecified and is still imprecise, but arrows are pointing in the right direction – downwards, regarding the threat level,” NRK reported her as saying.

Norwegian police maintained their phlegmatic tone regarding the terror threat at yesterday’s press conference.

National Police Directorate (POD) Commissioner Odd Reidar Humlegård said the there was “no change” in the threat level, calling it “good news in relation to the situation we have been in for the past few days.”

It was also announced that swift response measures and assistance from the military as required were already in place.

The POD subsequently published a press release saying police had initiated heightened national and local preparedness.

Measures include calling in extra staff, establishing crisis management units, reinforcing central operations units, and compulsory nevertheless standard ID documentation checks at Norway’s borders for Norwegian and Inner Schengen Area nationals.

Plainclothes and uniformed officers in patrol cars and on the streets have been armed since news of a possible terror attack on Norway was announced.

Present operational procedures will be maintained until at least some point during Monday, according to Commissioner Humlegård.

PST communications manager Trond Hugbakken commented that “emphasising that there is no change regarding the terror threat and that it is still real is important.”

The information, its source, sensitivity, security classification level, possible attack perpetrators, as well as national and international cooperation remain imprecise, however.



Published on Sunday, 27th July, 2014 at 17:27 under the news category, by Michael Sandelson   .
Last updated on 27th July 2014 at 20:12.

This post has the following tags: norway, terror, attack, syria.





  
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