‘POSSIBLE TERRORIST MOTIVE’ INVESTIGATED: Police confirm ‘multiple injuries’ in Netherlands tram shooting

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UTRECHT SHOOTING: 'Multiple injuries' after gunman opened fire on tram. Photo credit: Twitter / @johnmaes


POLICE have said that there are ‘multiple injuries’ after it is claimed a gunman opened fire on a tram in the Dutch city of Utrecht.

The incident happened at 10.45 am local time.

Police say that the surrounding area has been cordoned off and they are investigating.

Several trauma helicopters have been deployed to provide help.

A local news website has claimed that the gunman has fled the scene.

In a tweet the police have said they have opened an investigation and are taking into account a ‘possible terrorist motive’.

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