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Three women gunned down in Finland after a night out

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By Christopher Cummins  with Agencies
Three women gunned down in Finland after a night out

<p>A town councillor and two journalists have been shot dead in a small town in southern Finland. </p> <p>The women had been at a restaurant and were gunned down as they left.</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"tw-align-center data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Female politician & two journalists shot dead in Imatra, Finland – police <a href="https://t.co/UEseyiJ2UW">https://t.co/UEseyiJ2UW</a> <a href="https://t.co/7ZZLAnI5hi">pic.twitter.com/7ZZLAnI5hi</a></p>— The Breaking News (@tbreaking_news) <a href="https://twitter.com/tbreaking_news/status/805410150395748352">December 4, 2016</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <p>Police arrested a 23-year-old local man at the scene.</p> <p>Residents of Imatra are in mourning:“Well, I`m thinking that soon you cannot let your own children walk around here, if things get this bad. This is it for now, a very sad thing,” said a stunned resident.</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"tw-align-center data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Finland shooting: Three women killed outside restaurant in Imatra <a href="https://t.co/HnRtRBvAJf">pic.twitter.com/HnRtRBvAJf</a></p>— Lydia Vaughan ❤️ (@Veshenskaja) <a href="https://twitter.com/Veshenskaja/status/805417165541117952">December 4, 2016</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <p>The suspect was known to the police and had a criminal record, but authorities gave no further details.</p>