HELSINKI Oct 22 Finnish Prime Minister Jyrki
Katainen was unhurt after a man tried to attack him with a knife
on Monday, the daily Helsingin Sanomat reported on its website.
Katainen was campaigning in Turku, western Finland, when a
man came up to him brandishing a knife, the report said.
Katainen's security guards stopped the man, and he was taken
away by police in handcuffs, it said.
Katainen, head of the National Coalition Party, later
resumed greeting voters ahead of municipal elections due on
Sunday, the paper said.