Shooting in the Netherlands – level 3

25-03-2019 07:00

At least one person died and several others were injured after a shooting on a tram in the Dutch city of Utrecht.

Reports state that shots were fired at multiple locations across the city. The gunman is on the run, and a manhunt is underway for him. Dutch counter-terrorism units surrounded a building where the suspect might be hiding, and security increased at airports and the Dutch parliament.

The police are considering the possibility of a ‘terrorist motive’.

Difficult words: manhunt (an organised search for a criminal), suspect (someone who might or might not be a criminal), consider (think about).

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