UTRECHT: Three folks had been killed and 9 others injured in a taking pictures in a tram within the central Dutch metropolis of Utrecht, the mayor stated, Dutch broadcaster NOS reported.
Police stated they had been searching for a 37-year-old man of Turkish origin recognized as Gokmen Tanis.
Authorities raised the terrorism risk to its highest stage in Utrecht province, colleges had been informed to close their doorways and paramilitary police elevated safety at airports and different important infrastructure, and likewise at mosques.
Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte convened disaster talks, saying he was deeply involved in regards to the incident, which got here three days after a lone gunman killed 50 folks in mass shootings at two mosques within the metropolis of Christchurch, New Zealand.
“The police asks you to be careful for 37-year-old Gokman Tanis (born in Turkey) in reference to this morning’s incident,” Dutch police stated in a press release.
They issued a picture of the person and warned the general public to not strategy him. They gave no additional particulars.