On the morning of Monday, March 18, the shooting occurred in several places of the Netherlands, Utrecht, declared a National counter-terrorism Agency (NCTV).
The head of the Agency at a press conference in the Hague announced that the city is a large-scale police operation aimed to detain the shooter.
Earlier it was reported about shooting in the tram on the outskirts of Utrecht, which killed at least one man and several were wounded. The police do not exclude that we are talking about the attack.
The Prime Minister of the Netherlands mark Rutte said that “deeply concerned” by the incident. He also said that security measures have been strengthened near the government building in the Hague. Authorities declared the highest level of terrorist danger. Security measures stepped up at airports and demanded that schools close the front door.