Breaking: Stabbing Attack Reported in Finland UPDATE: Two Dead

Posted: Aug 18, 2017 10:05 AM

Update (5:54 PM): The death toll remains at two, and police have still not released a motive. The suspect is in custody. 

Update (12:16 PM): Two people have died in the attack. A suspect and motive have not been released.

Update (10:48 AM): Police are on a manhunt for more suspects.

Update (10:37 AM): The suspect has been shot in the leg. There are six people injured. 

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There are very few details available at the moment, including suspect, motive, and number of casualties, but there has reportedly been a mass stabbing attack in the Finnish city of Turku. Turku is located in western Finland. The incident is being treated as a potential terrorist attack.

People are being told to avoid the downtown area as the situation unfolds.

A suspect has been shot by police. His condition is unknown. 

This post will continued to be updated as information is available.