Due to info received during the night, the Turku stabbings are now investigated as murders w/ terrorist intent (2) and their attempts (8).— Keskusrikospoliisi (@krp_poliisi) 19 августа 2017 г.
It is also noted, that the attacker has been identified. He is an 18-year-old citizen of Morocco.
Other detainees are being questioned. The investigation believes the victims were chosen at random. Europol is also working on the case.
The deceased victims are Finns. There is 1 Italian and 2 Swedish citizens among the injured victims.— Keskusrikospoliisi (@krp_poliisi) 19 августа 2017 г.
As it was reported earlier, a man with a knife attacked people in the centre of Turku. In 20 minutes, the attacker was arrested, as the law enforcers fired at his legs. Eight people were wounded, two died in the attack.