A Number Of Individuals Wounded in Capturing in Dutch City of Utrecht, Cops Claim

A shooting in the Dutch city of Utrecht left several people wounded on Monday morning. Police said they were investigating whether terrorism could have been a motive.

Local media quoted eyewitnesses saying shots had been fired on a tram, though TIME could not independently verify those reports. Images from the scene showed a tram at a standstill on a tramline between two roads.

Police said the attack took place at 24 Oktoberplein, a junction to the southwest of the city center.

A shooting occurred on the #24oktoberplein in #Utrecht. The incident has been reported at 10.45 hour. Multiple people have been injured. The surrounding area has been cordoned off and we are investigating the matter.

— Politie Utrecht (@PolitieUtrecht) March 18, 2019

The Dutch news website AD reported that anti-terror police had been called to the scene.

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