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voiceofreason
08-18-2017, 07:42 AM
http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/world-news/finland-terror-attack-live-updates-11010657

Finland 'terror attack': Live updates as multiple people are injured after knifeman 'screaming Allahu Akbar' goes on rampage in city centre
Updated15:23, 18 AUG 2017

Multiple people are injured after a knife-wielding attacker reportedly went on the rampage in Finland, sparking terror attack fears.

Armed police officers are said to have shot the suspect in the leg after he allegedly started stabbing people in the city of Turku this afternoon.

As he did so, he was apparently heard screaming: "Allahu Akbar". It was initially thought more than one suspect was involved in the attack, but this remains unclear.

A number of people - reportedly including a woman and a baby - were injured in the terrifying rampage, with claims that at least one victim was killed.

voiceofreason
08-18-2017, 10:13 AM
http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/finlands-interior-minister-security-stepped-country-stabbings-killed-49295937

Finland's interior minister says security being stepped up across the country after stabbings that killed at least 2
Aug 18, 2017, 12:21 PM ET



Finland's interior minister says security being stepped up across the country after stabbings that killed at least 2.

voiceofreason
08-21-2017, 07:13 AM
http://www.foxnews.com/world/2017/08/21/finland-names-suspect-in-stabbings-that-killed-2-wounded-8.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+foxnews%2Fworld+%28Internal+-+World+Latest+-+Text%29

Finland names suspect in stabbings that killed 2, wounded 8
Published August 21, 2017

HELSINKI A court in Finland has named the suspect in a stabbing rampage that killed two and wounded eight as 18-year-old Moroccan Abderrahman Mechkah, who is being treated in hospital after police shot him in the leg to subdue him in the south-western city of Turku.

According to court documents released Monday, regional police have requested the detention of Mechkah, a Moroccan asylum-seeker, on suspicion of murder, attempted murder, and terrorism crimes.

The regional court in Turku also said that four other Moroccans "are suspected of participation in the murders and attempted murders committed with a terrorist intent."