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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Helsinki (Finland), Incident in Turku

Europe > Finland; Europe > Finland > Helsinki

U.S. Embassy Helsinki is aware of a stabbing incident in Turku, Finland. The Embassy is working with local authorities to identify and provide assistance to any U.S. citizens who may be affected by the attack.  At this time, we have no reports of any U.S. citizen injuries or deaths.

We ask U.S. citizens who are safe and unharmed to contact family and friends directly to advise them of your safety and whereabouts.

Review your personal security plans, remain aware of your surroundings, including local events, and monitor local news stations for updates.  Be vigilant and take appropriate steps to enhance your personal security.

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