HELSINKI (AP) -- Police in Finland say that two people have been killed and six others wounded in stabbings in the western city of Turku.
Police say that a suspect is in custody and being treated in a hospital after officers shot him.
Turku is about 150 kilometers (90 miles) west of the capital, Helsinki.
Finland's interior minister says security is being stepped up across the Nordic country.
Several persons stabbed in central Turku. Police has shot at suspected perpetrator. One person is apprehendee
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