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12-year-old boy arrested for school shooting

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A 12-year-old boy has been arrested by the Finnish police after a deadly shooting at Viertola Lower Secondary School in Vantaa.

The shooting occurred in a classroom, with all involved being 12-year-olds. One child died and two others were seriously wounded in the incident.

Police detained the suspect, who was found with a firearm near the school. Authorities cordoned off the area and launched an investigation. Officials urged bystanders to avoid the area.

This tragic event shocked the nation, prompting condolences from government officials. Finland, with a history of deadly school shootings, has strict gun laws.