Finnish knife attacks investigated as terrorism-related crimes: police

Reuters News
Posted: Aug 19, 2017 4:27 AM

HELSINKI (Reuters) - Finnish police are investigating Friday's knife attacks as crimes related to terrorism, it said on Saturday.

The suspect was an 18-year Moroccan, police added. The suspected attacker killed two people and wounded eight in the city of Turku on Friday before police shot him in the leg and arrested him.

(Reporting by Jussi Rosendahl; Editing by Toby Chopra)