HELSINKI – Police in Finland on Monday requested that five Moroccan men be held in pre-trial detention following their arrest after a knife attack in the city of Turku killed two and injured eight. The suspected knifeman, an 18-year-old Moroccan asylum seeker named as Abderrahman Mechkah, was shot in the leg and arrested on Friday...
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By Yaron Steinbuch - Friday Aug 18, 2017
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By Eileen AJ Connelly - Sunday Aug 20, 2017
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