Three children injured in Finland school shooting

Three children were injured in a shooting at a primary school in Finland early on Tuesday, and a suspect, who was also a minor, was apprehended, Finnish police said.

The injured were taken to hospital, a police spokesperson told Reuters.

The shooting took place at the Viertola school in Vantaa, a suburb of the capital, Helsinki. The school has about 800 students and a staff of about 90, according to the local municipality.

“The immediate danger is over,” the school’s principal, Sari Laasila, told Reuters, declining to comment further on the incident.

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