Knife-Wielding Man Attempts to Stab Prime Minister of Finland

A knife-wielding man tried to stab the Prime Minister of Finland today during a campaign stop.

The Prime Minister resumed his scheduled meeting after the attack. (YLE)

YLE reported:

Prime Minister Jyrki Katainen was visiting a National Coalition election stand in Turku Monday afternoon when a man approached him concealing a knife.

The man exchanged a few words with Katainen before suddenly pulling out the weapon, which he then dropped in front of the premier.

The Prime Minister’s security detail quickly nabbed the man.



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