Finland honors stabbing victims; wounded suspect questioned

Hassan Zubier attends a minutes silence for the victims of Friday's attack at Turku Market Square in Turku, Finland, on Sunday Aug. 20, 2017. Zubier was injured in the mass stabbing in Turku on Friday Aug. 18 as he attempted to help a stabbing victim. The knife attack in western Finland that left two people dead and several wounded is "a likely terror act," Finland's intelligence agency said Saturday, while police said Europol was investigating if it had any ties to deadly vehicle attacks in Spain. (Vesa Moilanen/Lehtikuva via AP)
A minute's silence is held at Turku Market Square in Turku, Finland, on Sunday Aug. 20, 2017. The knife attack in western Finland that left two people dead and several wounded is "a likely terror act," Finland's intelligence agency said Saturday, while police said Europol was investigating if it had any ties to deadly vehicle attacks in Spain. (Vesa Moilanen/Lehtikuva via AP)
Hassan Zubier wipes his face as he visits Turku Market Square in Turku, Finland, on Sunday Aug. 20, 2017. Zubier was injured in the mass stabbing in Turku on Friday Aug. 18 as he attempted to help a stabbing victim. The knife attack in western Finland that left two people dead and several wounded is "a likely terror act," Finland's intelligence agency said Saturday, while police said Europol was investigating if it had any ties to deadly vehicle attacks in Spain. (Vesa Moilanen/Lehtikuva via AP)
A view of a memorial for the victims of Friday's stabbing attack, at the Turku Market Square, in Turku, Finland, Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017. A suspect detained for allegedly stabbing two people to death and injuring seven others in a knife attack in the western Finnish city of Turku is being investigated for murder with possible terrorist intent, police said Saturday. The country’s security service said it was "a likely terror act." (Vesa Moilanen/Lehtikuva via AP)
A person lights a candle in Turku Market Square, Finland, Sunday Aug. 20, 2017, as a memorial for the victims of Friday's stabbings in Turku. An 18-year-old Moroccan asylum seeker stabbed two people to death and wounded seven on Friday. (Vesa Moilanen/Lehtikuva via AP)

HELSINKI — Finland has observed a minute of silence for the victims of a stabbing attack in the western city of Turku that left two people dead and eight injured.

Hundreds of people gathered in Turku's central market square on Sunday to leave flowers and candles at the location of Friday's violence.

An 18-year-old asylum-seeker from Morocco is suspected in the attack, which police say deliberately targeted women and is being investigated on charges of murder with possible terrorist intent.

Finnish police have not identified the suspect, who arrived in Finland last year. He was shot in the thigh by police and remains hospitalized

He was questioned for the first time on Sunday and investigators are exploring possible links to last week's extremist attacks in Spain.

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