by Sharon Rondeau
Those armed with knives are said to consist of “a group,” although, as with any breaking news story, there are conflicting reports.
CNN has reported that police have advised the public to avoid or exit the downtown area.
Political Insider is reporting that one suspect has been shot by police.
On his Twitter feed, Rebel Media journalist Jack Posobiec reported that a perpetrator shouted “Allahu Akbar!” before attacking.
Update, 8:40 a.m., August 19, 2017: Media reports now say that two people were killed and eight injured in the Turku knife attack on Friday. The suspect, a Moroccan citizen, is reportedly in the hospital with a leg injury inflicted by police during his apprehension.
Sharon Rondeau has operated The Post & Email since April 2010, focusing on the Obama birth certificate investigation and other government corruption news. She has reported prolifically on constitutional violations within Tennessee’s prison and judicial systems.