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Doc: Dum-dum bullets used in Norway

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HONEFOSS, Norway (AP) -- The chief surgeon at a hospital treating victims of Norway's camp massacre says the killer used special bullets designed to disintegrate inside the body and cause maximum internal damage.

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Dr. Colin Poole, head of surgery at Ringriket Hospital in Honefoss northwest of Oslo, says surgeons treating 16 gunshot victims have recovered no full bullets.

He told The Associated Press: "These bullets more or less exploded inside the body. ... These bullets inflicted internal damage that's absolutely horrible."

Ballistics experts say so-called dum-dum bullets also are lighter in weight and can be fired with greater accuracy over varying distances. They commonly are used by air marshals and hunters of small animals.

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