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Finland attack: One dead and nine injured after 'student goes on rampage with sword'

Police have confirmed a violent event at Kuopio Savo vocational school in Herman shopping centre. One person died in the incident in the eastern Finnish city of Kuopio on Tuesday, police said. They said ten others, including the attacker, had been hurt. Related articles
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A police spokesperson said: “According to current information, the incident in Kuopio occurred at the premises of the Savo vocational school located in the Herman shopping centre.”One witness told Finnish news site MTV News the attack had been carried out by a student with a sword. Police later confirmed a bladed weapon had been used.


Finland shooting: Several people have been shot in a vocational school (Image: AFP•GETTY) Prime minister Antti Rinne tweeted that the violence was shocking and totally condemnable.Early reports falsely indicated a shooting had taken place. However police did later confirm the attacker had carried a gun during the attack.

. It is not clear whether he used it. The police spokesperson said: In the Hermanni acts the person used a weapon with a blade. He also carried a gun...


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