August 18, 2017 / 3:59 PM / a month ago

Finnish police to reinforce security nationwide after stabbings

HELSINKI (Reuters) - Finnish police said on Friday they were reinforcing security nationwide, with additional patrols and boosted surveillance following stabbings in the city of Turku.

At least eight people have been hospitalised and one person was killed, the city’s hospital told local news agency STT.

Reporting by Jussi Rosendahl and Tuomas Forsell; Editing by Alison Williams

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