Finland: Several people stabbed in Turku, police say

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    Finland: Several people stabbed in Turku, police say - CNN

    Police in Finland have shot and arrested a suspect after several people were stabbed in the city of Turku.

    The public has been asked to move away from the city center, Turku police tweeted.
    Turku is in Finland's southwest and lies around 140 kilometers (around 85 miles) west of the capital, Helsinki. It is a Swedish speaking city.
    Developing story - more to come
     
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    Shots and casualties reported in central Turku
    At least one person was seen lying on the ground and others are reported to be hurt on Friday afternoon in downtown Turku, south-west Finland. Police say that several people have been stabbed and ask the public to avoid the area. A suspected assailant has been shot in the leg and detained.
    Shots and casualties reported in central Turku
     
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    [​IMG] According to the eyewitness information received by Turun Sanomat, Turku Market Square and Puutori have many people on the move with the knife blades. According to preliminary information, at least one person has been stabbed. According to the eyewitness that had been contacted by Turun Sanom, three men ran with bats with the balloons. The agents fled the Merchant Street up to Maariankatu. There have also been shots in the area.
    Kauppatorilla ja Puutorilla väkivaltatilanne – poliisin mukaan useita puukotettu

    USEITA people are stabbed in the center of Turku, reinforcing the Turku Police to Helsingin Sanom. The police are asking people to stay away from the area. The pictures taken from the place of events show one body bag. The police station in Southwest Finland tells on Twitter that the police have fired a suspect in the lower body. Also, the East Uusimaa police department tells on Twitter that they have raised their readiness at railway stations and at the airport due to the events. Police patrols have moved to the Helsinki-Vantaa terminal due to increased readiness. According to Turun Sanomat, in the center of Turku there has been at least one stabbing and more people are in traffic with knives and bats. According to the eyewitness observations received by Turun Sanomat, three men ran with balloons looking like bats. The agents fled the Merchant Street up to Maariankatu. The Teppo Lampi watch on the edge of the woods was closed for a short while in Turku due to a wooden enclosure attack. "Now the situation is over," says Jyri Lampi, the shop owner. "For a while we kept the doors closed." According to Lamme, there was a loud noise from the outside of the movement. "There was a heavy cry and noise and kicked the ground," Lampi told reporters. "You did not see more when you had cars in front, and you did not really want to go see it." Pond also reported hearing the police shooting shot.
    Useita ihmisiä puukotettu Turussa, poliisi ampui epäiltyä alavartaloon – HS seuraa

    Really weird description in these 2 articles.
     
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    Twitter video showing yelling and 3 guys running, one looks like he is carrying something shaped like a bat
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    It is claimed he is shouting allah.
     
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    There are several people stabbed in the center of Turku. The police announce that he was suspect and caught him. The mall was insulated, and there were police officers fired with machine gun. Shopping Center Hansa has also been emptied. The police are urging you to avoid moving outside. According to Turun Sanomat, the wounded, seven to eight.
    Turun keskustassa puukotettu useita, poliisi ampunut tekijää, haavoittuneita 7-8
     
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    From photos it looks like 2 may have died. Bodies are covered in 2 different areas.
     
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    From the police twitter account-
    L-S poliisi @L_S_poliisi·19m

    The police will hold a press conference regarding the stabbings In Turku. The press conference is at 19:00 at the Turku police station.

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    L-S poliisi @L_S_poliisi
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    The police is searching for possible more perpetrators in Turku. People are asked to leave and avoid the center of Turku.
     
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    Warning graphic video from attack
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    Just reported another stabbing attack in Wuppertal-Elberfeld, Germany

    A MAN has been stabbed to death in a shop in Elberfeld, Dusseldorf, according to reports, after a knife attack in Finland.
    By ZOIE O'BRIEN
    At least one other person is believed to have been hurt.

    The incident has taken place on Kipdorf in Wuppertal-Elberfeld, in the city in North Rhine-Westphalia.

    Special forces have been deployed and police have descended on the scene, forming a ring of steel around the area.
    BREAKING: Knife attack in Dusseldorf - One dead, manhunt on for killer
     

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