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At least three children injured in primary school shooting as residents told ‘do not open doors to strangers’ in Finland

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AT LEAST three children have been injured in a horror primary school shooting in Finland.

Cops urged local residents this morning not to open their doors to strangers following the grim attack.

Armed cops rushed to the school this morning after the chaos broke out

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Armed cops rushed to the school this morning after the chaos broke out
A minor opened fire and injured three other children

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A minor opened fire and injured three other children
Cops at the scene of the horror shooting this morning

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Cops at the scene of the horror shooting this morning

Police revealed that the alleged shooter is also a child who opened fire on the other minors.

A warning from cops this morning read: “Bystanders are asked to stay away from the area and indoors.

“Do not open the door to strangers.”

They have confirmed so far that at least three children were hurt in the horrific ambush.

The injured youngsters were taken to hospital but their condition is not currently known.

Tragically cops revealed this morning that “all those involved in the shooting” are children.

Viertola school in Vantaa is just outside the capital Helsinki and is home to around 800 students aged seven to 16.

Almost 100 members of staff also work there.

Police rushed to the scene around 7am UK time after the chaos broke out.

They later arrested the suspect who is being held in custody and are investigating the horror attack.

Local city official Katri Kalske said a crisis team had been called in response to the shooting.

A large police presence remains around the building, Eyewitness news reports.

And a witness told broadcaster YLE that two ambulances had left the scene.

Reports also said armed cops were at the scene.

But the school’s head Sari Laasila told Reuters: “The immediate danger is over.”

Some of the youngsters hid during the gun ambush, and others told their parents they saw what happened, Sky reports.

Police have the suspect in custody

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Police have the suspect in custody
Viertola school in Vantaa, just outside capital Helsinki

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Viertola school in Vantaa, just outside capital Helsinki

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