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3 children wounded in a school shooting in Helsinki

Police detain a suspect

Special Correspondent World News 2024-04-02, 2:59pm


3 children wounded in a school shooting in Helsinki

HELSINKI, Apr 02 (AP/UNB) — A shooting at a school in southern Finland wounded three children on Tuesday and police said a suspect was detained.

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

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

No other details were immediately available.