Three children wounded after school shooting in Finnish city

2 April 2024, 09:24

Finland School Shooting
Finland School Shooting. Picture: PA

Police say one suspect has been detained.

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 09:08am 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.

By Press Association

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