One person is killed and several people got hurt in an open shooting by an unidentified man in the Dutch city of Utrecht. A shooting was first reported on 10:45 hours and multiple people have been injured in the tram shooting.
Counterterrorism team has reached at the spot, as per the police shooting may have a terrorist motive. The unidentified gunman is on the run, and Dutch anti-terrorist units are looking for a red car in connection of tram shooting. Ambulance and helicopters reached the shooting spot to help the wounded.
In a tweet by Utrecht Police, “A shooting occurred on the 24 Octoberplein in Utrecht. The incident has been reported at 10.45 hours. Multiple people have been injured. The surrounding area has been cordoned off, and we are investigating the matter,”
A shooting occurred on the #24oktoberplein in #Utrecht. The incident has been reported at 10.45 hour. Multiple people have been injured. The surrounding area has been cordoned off and we are investigating the matter.
— Politie Utrecht (@PolitieUtrecht) March 18, 2019
It is another open shooting case after an open fire at two mosques in the Christchurch area of New Zealand. At least 50 people lost their lives in the deadly incident.
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