Breaking: Police in Finland shoot and arrest man after he stabbed several people in the city of Turku – TheLiberal.ie – Our News, Your Views
January 22, 2019

Breaking: Police in Finland shoot and arrest man after he stabbed several people in the city of Turku

Police in Finland have confirmed in the past few minutes that a man who reportedly stabbed several people in the south-western city of Turku, has been shot in the leg and taken into custody.

It is understood the man’s arrest comes after a number of stabbing incidents occurred in the Puutori-Market Square area of the city.

According to state media reports it is not yet known if there are any major casualties, but a number of eyewitnesses at the scene have reported seeing a number of bodies lying on the ground.

It is not yet known if the attack is terror related.

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