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06 Feb 2019 | 07:46 PM UTC

Netherlands: Shooting reported in Amsterdam on February 6

Netherlands News Alert

Shooting reported near Nederlandsche Bank in Amsterdam on February 6; assailant reportedly shot by police

TIMEFRAME expected from 2/6/2019, 12:00 AM until 2/7/2019, 11:59 PM (Europe/Amsterdam). COUNTRY/REGION Amsterdam

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Event

A shooting has been reported near the Nederlandsche Bank (Dutch Central Bank) in downtown Amsterdam on the evening (local time) of Wednesday, February 6. According to initial reports, an armed individual was shot and killed by police officers at the scene of the incident. Unconfirmed reports indicate a bystander was wounded in the shooting. Details are still emerging. A police operation is underway, and a security perimeter has been established around the area. The motives behind the attack remain unknown.

Advice

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

 

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