Europe

Finnish PM Escapes Attempted Stabbing

Jyrki Katainen's attacker is in custody, motive remains unclear

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A man with a knife who attempted to stab the prime minister of Finland during election campaigning activities was held back by security guards, the Associated Press reported.

Citing a government spokesman, Kari Mokko, the AP said the man did not succeed in reaching Prime Minister Jyrki Katainen, who is unhurt, before being restrained by security.