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Man Opens Fire on a Tram in the Dutch City of Utrecht

Several people have been injured and three people have been killed in the shooting in the Dutch City of Utrecht on a tram at about 10:45 local time (09:45 GMT) near the 24 Oktoberplein junction.

The shooter has been identified as Gokmen Tanis and was known to Dutch police for previous criminal activity.

“He was arrested because of his connections with [IS] but released later,” according to report from the BBC

Police released this image of 37 Year Old Turkish Gokmen Tanis

The BBC Reports:

A man has opened fire in a tram in the Dutch city of Utrecht, injuring several people, police have said.

A square near a tram station in the west of the city has been cordoned off by authorities, and emergency services are at the scene.

The shooting took place at about 10:45 local time (09:45 GMT). Three helicopters have been despatched.

Police are looking for a 37-year-old Turkish man named as Gokmen Tanis and have warned people not to approach him

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