02 April 2024

Three children wounded after school shooting in Finnish city

02 April 2024

A shooting at a school in southern Finland saw three children wounded on Tuesday and police said a suspect was detained.

Police said they received an alert at 09:08am for a shooting incident at a lower secondary school with around 800 pupils in the city of Vantaa, just outside the capital of Helsinki.

The Finnish newspaper Ilta-Sanomat said the suspect was caught in the Helsinki area later on Tuesday.

No other details were immediately available.

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