Norway police end search for bodies at Utoeya island

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Posted: Jul 28, 2011 7:49 AM

OSLO (Reuters) - Norwegian police have ended the search for bodies near Utoeya island, where 68 people were shot dead last week, a senior officer said Thursday.

"The search at Utoeya has been completed," Chief of Staff Johan Fredriksen told a news conference.

Anders Behring Breivik killed a total of 76 people six days ago in the shooting spree at Utoeya and in a bombing in Oslo that killed eight people.

(Reporting by Oslo newsroom)