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Finland jails asylum seeker for life over first terror attack

4 months, 4 days ago
HELSINKI: A Finnish court on Friday sentenced a Moroccan asylum seeker to life in prison over what was described as the nation's first terror attack after he killed two women and injured eight others in a stabbing spree last year. The…

Finland confirm identity of main suspect in knife attack

1 year, 1 month ago
HELSINKI (FINLAND): The main suspect in the stabbing attack that killed two and injured eight others this month in the Finnish city of Turku has been identified as Abderrahman Bouanane, a 22-year-old Moroccan national, authorities said on…

Finland police arrest two more in Turku stabbing case

1 year, 1 month ago
HELSINKI: Finnish police said Wednesday they had arrested two new suspects over last week's stabbing spree that killed two people and which investigators are treating as the country's first terror attack. "Two men have been arrested…

Suspect admits killings in Finland stabbing spree

1 year, 1 month ago
HELSINKI: The main suspect in last week's stabbing attack in Finland admitted Tuesday to killing two people and injuring eight others but denied any intent to murder, his lawyer said. The Turku district court placed Abderrahman Mechkah,…

Finland: Turku stabbing suspect identified

1 year, 1 month ago
HELSINKI: Court documents on Monday identified the suspect in last week's stabbing spree in a Finnish city as 18-year-old Abderrahman Mechkah, who the country's intelligence agency said may have been radicalised. The stabbing is being…

Who was the Finland attacker?

1 year, 2 months ago
TURKU: Finnish police said Saturday that a Moroccan asylum seeker targeted women in a stabbing spree that left two people dead, in what is being investigated as a terrorist attack. Police shot and wounded the knife-wielding suspect on…

Two dead, six injured in Finland stabbing spree: police

1 year, 2 months ago
TURKU: Two people were killed and six were injured in a stabbing spree in the Finnish city of Turku on Friday, police said, after officers shot one suspect and warned several others could be at large. "There are eight victims in the…