Report: 3 people killed in Finland farm shooting

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Associated Press

Posted on November 17, 2012 at 7:00 AM

Updated Saturday, Nov 17 at 7:04 AM

HELSINKI (AP) — Several media outlets in Finland including national broadcaster Yle are reporting that at least three people have been killed in a shooting at a southwestern farm.

The Iltaheli local newspaper cited witnesses, saying that all victims are believed to be adults. Yle reported that police confirmed there are several dead. It was not immediately clear if others were injured in the shooting that took place about noon Saturday in the small town of Mayry.

Police were not immediately available to comment. The broadcaster Yle said police were expected to make a statement later in the day.

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