President Putin condoles with the Finnish people

Russian President Vladimir Putin sent his condolences to Finnish President Tarja Halonen in connection with the tragedy that occurred in the suburbs of the Finnish capital, reported the Russian President's press service.

"Russia took the news of the tragedy that occurred on October 11 in Vantaa with anguish and sympathy. Expressing my sincere sympathy with you, I'm sending words of support to all the victims and my condolences to their families," the Russian President's message reads.

The explosion took place in a trade center in the town of Vantaa Friday night. Seven people died, over 80 those wounded were hospitalized. The most likely version of the tragic event is an act of terrorism, the Finnish police believe.