A woman is killed and ten other people injured when a student attacks a teacher and students with a sword at a vocational school inside a shopping mall in Kuopio, Northern Savonia, Finland. Police disarm and arrest the suspect, who is one of the injured.
Four Finnish tourists and a Zimbabwean pilot are killed when a Cessna S206 crashes in Masvingo Province, in southern Zimbabwe. Two Finnish business leaders were among the dead: Pekka Ojanpää, the CE of the maintenance services and circular economy company Lassila & Tikanoja, and Heikki Vappula, a director of the forestry company UPM.
An unidentified civilian is jailed for three and a half years for terror offences connected to banned neo-Nazi group National Action. Acquitted Finnish national Mikko Vehvilainen, a serving soldier in the British Army, is jailed alongside him for a weapons offence, receiving 12 months.
Finland and Russia agree to impose temporary restrictions at two Arctic border crossing points on the Finnish–Russian border following an increased flow of asylum seekers from Russia to Finland. Under a deal clinched by Russian President Vladimir Putin and Finnish President Sauli Niinistö in Moscow, crossings at two popular entry points, Salla and Raja-Jooseppi, will be reserved only for Finnish, Russian and Belarusian citizens and their family members for a period of 180 days.