One person has died and nine are injured after being attacked by a man with a sword-like weapon and a gun at a shopping centre in Finland, police say.
A tenth injured person, who is Finnish, has been arrested.
All ten people have been taken to hospital, with police saying two people, including the attacker, are seriously injured.
The incident took place in Savon vocational college located inside the shopping centre in Kuopio, a town in the east of the country.
The person who died was “found on the premises of the school”, the police said on Twitter.
“In the Hermanni acts the person used a weapon with a blade. He also carried a gun,” police said on Twitter.
They added that an officer used a gun during the operation but did not confirm if they shot the suspect. One officer was injured.
The Finnish newspaper Iltalehti report that a witness said the suspect was a student of the college and took a sword-like weapon out of a bag and hit the teacher with it. The witness said some students fought back and threw chairs at the attacker who ran away.
Police say there is no threat to locals in the area.
A police spokesperson on Twitter said: “A violent attack has taken place in Savo vocational college at a shopping center in #Kuopio . Police used firearms in the situation. The suspect has been arrested. 10 people have been injured and taken to the hospital and one person has died. #polis”
Prime Minister Antti Rinne tweeted that the violence was “shocking and totally condemnable”.
Finland has seen two deadly school attack in the last 12 years.
In 2007, a student at Jokela High School shot eight people dead before killing himself. The following year, a 22-year-old student at a vocational school in Kauhajoki shot dead 10 people before taking his own life.