emergency Services in a major rescue operation after it was heard cries for help from the sea in Øygarden in Hordaland county.
We received a message from a neighbor who should have heard the four cries. He could not locate where the cry came from, or if it was from a man, but we chose to go high, telling operasjonsleder at the Western police district, Morten Rebnord.
No persons were reported missing in the area.
Redningsdykkere and boats from the fire department have searched the area throughout the night along with politet and 24 people from the Red cross, a person from Norwegian people’s Aid and the two hundeekvipasjer.
Letemannskapene have conducted an extensive search from the sture terminal to Straumesundet bridge.
– They have the easy on the beaches and islets in parts of the Hjeltefjorden at Tjeldstø, without finding any, tells Rebnord.
Clock 07.40 tells operasjonslederen at the Western police district that they together with the joint rescue coordination centre has chosen to end the search on the basis of no one is reported missing in the area.