Knife attack in Finland

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  1. yaxomoxay macrumors 68000

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    Sometimes it really sucks to be more attune to the news.
     
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    Actually I am not really checking the news lately, and I am largely absent even here... I can't even begin to think how a news addict must feel...
     
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    Can't open the link you provided, unfortunately.

    Just checked on the BBC - where it seems to be a breaking story where they describe the assailant as one man who was subsequently shot by police and has been taken into custody.
     
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    I guess there was only one attacker then. We should know more soon.
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    Short video of the attack here. Can't see much, one man yells "Allah akbar".

    http://larep.it/2xaOoPF
     
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    Anyone wonder with all the bombing Russia is doing in Syria why they are immune to these attacks? I mean, WTF has Finland done?
     
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    Every Finn carries a knife,it's a part of their tradition,I guess. Soo,in Finland people don't shoot each other like the Americans do,they use their knives instead.
     
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    But Puukko's aren't all that good at stabbing people they're to small :D
     
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    I have been wondering that. And, as far as I know, Spain pulled out of the conflict zones, after the Madrid train bombing.
    Maybe the non aligned crazies are coming out, wearing Jihadi badges.
     
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    There are larger knives,many finns own hunting knives,just like the American Bowie knife too. And besides,you can easily kill somebody with a small victorinox knife too,if you hit the right spot.
     
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    The perpetrator of the Turku stabbing was a 18-year-old Moroccan asylum seeker and not a Finn.
    (Source)
     
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    I wanna know the difference between a guy yelling Allah Akbar then knifing someone and a guy thats a Nazi driving into a crowd and killing.
     
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    Nothing. They are both being terrorists and should be harshly punished.
     
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    Agreed. They should be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law, and if convicted, sentenced to life in prison.
     
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    Seems they are not.
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    (Source II.)
     
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    Not much I would say. Hope they all rot in jail, or hell, independently of the mantle they wear.
     
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    Most Western countries have the choice of whether they want to import more people who might be radicalized or part of the religion that radicalizes while they are pretty much stuck with the Nazis because they are already here.
     
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    Send them to either Iran or Saudi Arabia to be tried. They can get an Islamic sentence. When the guy raises his sword over their head before he executes them he will also say "Allahu Akbar".

    If they sent all the people to Saudi Arabia for decapitation in public I think it would send a strong message to everyone (for reconsideration) that wants to go out killing others screaming "Allahu Akbar".
     
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    Saudi would probably commute the sentences to life imprisonment - in a large villa with a chef, cable and sporting facilities.
    RT reporting their knife attacker's father had extremist Islamic connections. Unconfirmed by authorities.
     
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    No they wouldn't. They would cut their heads off in a public square.
     

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