News Alerts

06 Feb 2019 | 09:07 PM UTC

Netherlands: Situation contained following shooting in Amsterdam February 6 /update 1

Netherlands News Alert

Situation contained following shooting near the Nederlandsche Bank in Amsterdam; assailant neutralized, one bystander wounded

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

Read all related news alert(s):

Event

Amsterdam police have announced that a suspected gunman has been neutralized following a shooting near the Nederlandsche Bank (Dutch Central Bank) in downtown Amsterdam at approximately 19:15 (local time) on Wednesday, February 6. According to officials, police officers shot and killed a gunman after he approached them brandishing a firearm. One bystander was reportedly wounded in the shooting. A security perimeter remains in place around the area. Residual disruptions are to be anticipated near the Nederlandsche Bank in the coming hours.

Advice

Individuals in Amsterdam are advised to avoid the above area and to report any suspicious objects or behavior to local authorities.

 

Copyright and Disclaimer
GardaWorld is the owner or licensee of all intellectual property rights in the material presented on this website. All such rights are reserved. The use of this website and its material is subject to the Terms of Use and accordingly you must not use any content from this website for commercial or other analogous purposes without our consent, including but not limited to any deep-linking or framing in order to copy, distribute, display or monitor any portion of the website. If you have any questions or are interested in distributing any content from this website, Contact us for more details.

Related news