Attack in Finland investigated as terrorism, the attacker is Moroccan

Source : 112 Ukraine

Among the perished – citizens of Finland
14:33, 19 August 2017

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The attack of a man with a knife on people in the centre of Turku, Finland is investigated under two articles – terrorism and intended murder, as the local police informs on Twitter.

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.

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.

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