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Finnish police are watching or stabbing in Turku yet, a terrorist act was

Finnish police are watching or stabbing in Turku yet, a terrorist act was

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The stabbing in the Finnish city of Turku where Friday two dead and eight injured, is being investigated as a terrorist act. This has the police in Finland on Saturday announced.

The suspect is an 18-year-old man of Moroccan origin. He was on Friday by the police shot in the leg and apprehended.

Before that, he knew with a knife on the market square in Turku, two people, both with the Finnish nationality, to kill. Among the eight injured are two Swedes and an Italian. The nationality of the other wounded by the police, not appointed. It is suspected that this Finns.

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Finnish police are continuing part square in Turku after attack

Security

In the whole of Finland, security is increased as a result of the steekincident. The police will have extra patrol and surveillance at the airport and at railway stations of the Finnish capital Helsinki is also reinforced.

The attack in Turku came a day after the attack in Barcelona, where a van with full speed, rammed pedestrians on the busy Ramblas. There fell fourteen dead and more than a hundred wounded.

Stabbing in the Finnish city of Turku

The defendant has ten people on the market square in Turku stabbed. Two have not survived.
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The incident by the police treated as a terrorist act.
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The suspect is an 18-year-old man of Moroccan origin.
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As a result of the incident in the whole of Finland, the increased security protection, including at the train station in Helsinki.
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