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There are two people dead at the Turku Market Square stapling.
The police have reported that two people died in Turku's Friday stabbing. According to IS's data, one of the victims was Jehovah's Witness Woman, who was in the market sharing brochures.

- It is true, confirms the information of IS Veikko Leinonen, a spokeswoman for Jehovah's Witnesses.

The police have not formally commented on fatalities or injured genders. The suspect was caught in the police by police shot at her feet. The police have told the suspect that he is a foreign-born, young man who is in hospital.

According to Jehovah's Witness Leinonen, the community has already offered crisis support for the deceased woman's family. According to Leinonen, the deceased woman was a well-respected and valued person among the witnesses. He had no children.

According to Leinonen, a deceased woman lived in Turku but was not Turks native.

- In our view, it was not a blow to our religion, but his involvement in the victim was purely random.

Leinonen reminds us that Jehovah's Witnesses are in so-called gospel work around the world in abundance of people gathering places, such as squares and squares.

- We are there to smile and offer biblical literature to people and nothing has happened in the past. This seems to be quite a sad random event.

According to Leinonen, Jehovah's Witnesses throughout Finland and the world have shown their condolences to the deceased and close friends of the woman.

- Our community is very close.

http://www.is.fi/kotimaa/art-2000005332094.html

 

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So upsetting As soon as I saw the cart clearly visible in this photograph of the aftermath of this awful attack we wondered if any of the brothers & sisters had been targets. Hardly any coverage in UK by media or reference to a terrorist attack but the attacker was supposed to have shouted "Allah Akbar" whilst he wielded his knife.

The world has gone mad!

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Everyone in the world is lost, except those who value righteousness exactly as Jesus taught us...this means that there are many who are wild and inconsolable in their outrage and ready to hit out at others to appease their inner turmoil. Jesus' teaching offers such people a solid path to refresh their inner injuries whilst also offering those injured by Satan's unprovoked attacks, with resurrection...into a new heavens and a new Earth...and Jesus proved this to us by his own resurrection...The Fiery Lake of Sulphur can't be too far off...now.

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On Attack in Turku (Finland)

Very sad to have that a sister was killed in the attack that occurred on Friday, 18 August 2017, in Turku, Finland. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends, as well as with the families and friends of the rest of the victims of this senseless act of violence. It comforts us to know that Jehovah has promised to rescue us from violence and resurrect all his friends (Psalm 72:14). May Jehovah give you peace to know he will deliver all from this bondage of sin and death! 

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BREAKING NEWS | Attack in Turku, Finland<<< source JW.org click

 

We are deeply saddened to inform you that one of our dear sisters was killed in an attack that took place in Turku, Finland, on Friday, August 18, 2017. Our thoughts and prayers are with her family and friends along with the friends and families of the other victims who were affected by this senseless act of violence. We can all take comfort from Jehovah God’s promise to rescue us from violence and to resurrect all those precious in his eyes.—Psalm 72:14

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Nowadays is becoming so dangerous to preach. I hope she has not suffered so much pain before dying and that her family cope with tragedy. See why we must enjoy every day and show love, valuing the people we have in our lives. We don't know if we won't see or hear them the next day :)

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      EDIT: This story was edited on 23 February to add comments from the Justice Minister.
      https://yle.fi/uutiset/osasto/news/jehovahs_witness_exemption_from_conscription_deemed_prejudicial_in_pivotal_ruling/10089261?origin=rss
    • By Queen Esther
      REFUGEES,  WITNESSES  IN  FINLAND
      Russian Jehovah's Witnesses who have come to Finland in search of asylum. Also a Finnish presidential candidate mentioned that the highest percentage of asylum seekers in a particular Finnish refugee center at this time are the Russian Jehovah's Witnesses. The immigration office states that 1,000 Russian Witnesses have sought asylum last year and even earlier.
      Apparently, there was systematic harassment of Witnesses in Russia and a law was passed that the Witnesses can lose custody of their children, if it is proved that the children are indoctrinated by their parents.
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    • By The Librarian
      The immediate response from the branch office after the tragedy provided comfort and reassurance to both Witnesses and non-Witnesses shaken by the event.
      Source
      Original news report:
       
    • By Kurt
      The daughter Laila Johansson greets her at least twice a week. Then she often read a piece from the Bible
      Biography
      Helfrid Eriksson was born on 23 June 1908 in Pernå, Southern Finland, Finland. Her father was a bricklayer and her mother a housewife. Helfrid and her sister studied at a girls' school in Helsinki. She married taxi driver Paul Eriksson and they had a daughter and two sons. Her mother and father lived to be 95 years old.
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      Oldest living by country
       
       
    • By TheWorldNewsOrg
      Finland: Two confirmed dead in stabbing spree in Turku
       
    • Guest Nicole
      By Guest Nicole
      (CNN)The Finnish government has set an ambitious goal for residents in a bid to benefit their health -- and their bank balances.
      Officials plan to make the country tobacco-free by 2040, meaning they want less than 2% of their adults to consume tobacco -- in any form -- by that deadline.
      So that's more than 98% of the Finnish population saying no to cigarettes, snuff and other forms of smokeless tobacco, cigars, pipes and even e-cigarettes.
      As per the trend in industralized countries, smoking rates in Finland have been on the decline in recent decades due to measures such as bans on advertising and shop displays, and the creation of smoke-free public spaces. In 2013, 16% of 15- to 64-year-olds in Finland smoked on a daily basis, while nearby in the UK, 19% of adults were smokers in 2014.
      But at the start of this year, a new level of control measures came into force.
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    • By Bible Speaks
      In the ministry in Finland. Photo shared by @vera_laaksonen
    • Guest Nicole
      By Guest Nicole
      Made these as gifts to give to the brothers and sisters in the special convention in Helsinki, Finland.

    • Guest Nicole
      By Guest Nicole
      http://fi.jw2016.org/
       
       

    • By TheWorldNewsOrg
      More than 3,000 farmers in Finland on Friday descended on Helsinki to protest against the government's agriculture and food policy. 
      The farmers, along with 600 tractors, came from across the country and parked on Senate Square in the heart of the capital to call on the government to support the country's agricultural sector, which has been suffering as a result of falling food prices and European Union sanctions on Russia, a key export market for the sector.
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