Fear as another horrific terrorist attack strikes Finland

first_imgA man has been shot by Finnish authorities after carrying out multiple stabbings in Turku.The man stabbed six people at Puutori market square in the south-west area of Turku. At least one person has been killed in the attack, with several others being injured. One of those stabbed was a mother pushing her one-year-old baby in a pram.Finnish police shot the suspect in the leg and have detained them. The Tarun Sanomat report that Finnish authorities believe that an elderly woman and young boy are also thought to have been involved in the attack. The Department of Foreign Affairs has released a statement saying that there are no reports of any Irish citizens being injured in the attack, and are urging any Irish in Turku to make contact with loved ones to let them know they’re safe.A spokesperson for the Department of Foreign Affairs said;“The Department is monitoring developments through the Irish Embassy in Helsinki, which is in close contact with the local emergency services.“There are no reports of any Irish citizens being affected at this stage.“Irish citizens in Turku should exercise caution and follow the advice of the local authorities. They are also advised to make contact with family and friends in Ireland to let them know they are safe. Advertisement “Anyone with concerns for loved ones in Turku can contact the Department’s consular assistance team on 01 4082000.”Witness Kent Svensson told CNN that he saw a man wielding a “huge white knife” stabbing people.“It was really horrible. We were sitting on a terrace just next to the square and this woman just screamed like hell and this guy was standing in front of her with a huge knife just stabbing people. There was blood everywhere.” Police are continuing their search for other possible assailants in the area.Fear as another horrific terrorist attack strikes Finland was last modified: August 19th, 2017 by Elaine McCalligShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Finlandstabbingsterrorismturkulast_img read more

TEMPE Ariz — The Arizona Cardinals got to revel

first_imgTEMPE, Ariz. — The Arizona Cardinals got to revel in their 27-24 win over the Houston Texans by having Monday off. It was “Victory Monday,” meaning the team’s veterans were not required to come in.Of Note:– Jake Ballard, who has been with the team less than a week, was at the facility. As were Drew Stanton and Mike Leach. – Arians said Michael Floyd has a shoulder sprain and is day-to-day. Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impact Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling Top Stories Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retirescenter_img – Rookie guard Earl Watford got to speak to the assembled media. Not sure if he’s ever been part of the hoard, but he seemed to enjoy the experience.– Dan Buckner, an Arizona alum, was disappointed the Wildcats could not come back to beat the UCLA Bruins Saturday. However, he was impressed with how hard the team played and was glad they kept it close when many people thought it would be a blowout.Stat of the DayThe Cardinals have trailed at halftime in four of their five wins this season, leading only the Atlanta Falcons at the intermission.Quote of the Day“It was my first catch since the Super Bowl in 2012,” tight end Jake Ballard said of his 15-yard reception in the second quarter Sunday. “So yeah, it was pretty cool. As soon as he called the play I got a little bit nervous because I knew I was probably going to get it. I turned around, it was there and then I wasn’t as nervous after that catch the rest of the game.”This Day in Arizona Cardinals HistoryOn November 11, 1990, the Phoenix Cardinals ran into the juggernaut that was the Buffalo Bills’ offense in a 45-14 loss. The Cardinals took a 7-0 first quarter lead on a one-yard touchdown run by Johnny Johnson, but the Bills scored the next 21 after that. A 29-yard pass from Timm Rosenbach to Ernie Jones brought the Cardinals to within seven in the third quarter, but the Bills tacked on another 24 points and that was all she wrote. Comments   Share   Rosenbach completed just 5-of-10 passes for 74 yards with one touchdown and an interception and Johnson tallied 66 yards and a score on 20 carries for the Cardinals. Buffalo’s Jim Kelly, on the other hand, completed 11-of-16 passes for 165 yards and four touchdowns, throwing just one pick. Thurman Thomas also gashed the Cardinals for 112 yards on 26 carries. last_img read more