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The police shoot suspects after stabbing at the Dutch railway station



AMSTERDAM (AP) – The police in the Dutch capital shot and wounded a suspect on Friday after stabbing two people at Amsterdam Central Station.

Hours after the incident, police said they were still looking for a possible motive for the police (1

9659003) Police spokesman Rob van der Veen said the violence was on the brink just after noon (1000 GMT; 6 pm EDT) Central Station in the center of Amsterdam happened as a man to a group of people

"Something happened, we do not know yet, but meanwhile two people were stabbed and a person with a knife in his hand went away and he became shot by police, "said Van der Veen [19659005] All three were taken to hospital. The police did not release details about their conditions.

Van der Veen said forensic experts still combing the scene hours after the attack and investigators examine the man's motive.

Two platforms were provisionally closed to train traffic, but the station was not evacuated. The trams to and from the station forecourt were stopped when police and emergency services gathered at the site. Police patrols in red and white kept the audience away from the scene.

The main train station is a busy entry and exit point for visitors to the Dutch capital, with regular trains connecting it with Schiphol Airport. Friday is one of the busiest days of the week, with many tourists arriving for the weekend.

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Associated Press writer Mike Corder in The Hague contributed to this report.


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