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31 Aug 2018 | 11:13 AM UTC

Netherlands: Stabbing attack in Amsterdam central train station August 31

Netherlands News Alert

Stabbing attack in Amsterdam central train station August 31; police operation underway, avoid the area

TIMEFRAME expected from 8/31/2018, 12:00 AM until 8/31/2018, 11:59 PM (Europe/Amsterdam). COUNTRY/REGION AMsterdam

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Event

A stabbing attack occurred on Friday, August 31, at Amsterdam central station. Two people were reportedly injured. Police forces shot the assailant and took the two victims and the suspect to the hospital. A police operation is underway, and a security perimeter has been established around the train station. The motives behind the attack remain unknown. 

Advice

Individuals in Amsterdam are advised to avoid the above area until the situation has stabilized.

 

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