Shooting in Rotterdam, Netherlands, 3 dead


Hague (Uttam Hindu News): On Thursday, a gunman opened fire at two different places in Rotterdam city of the Netherlands, killing three people. A 39-year-old woman and a 43-year-old man were shot dead in the afternoon, police said. The woman’s 14-year-old daughter was seriously injured in the incident and later died during treatment in the hospital. Police arrested a 32-year-old suspect in this connection, who is a university student in Rotterdam. He is accused of shooting a woman and her son in a house. He later shot a teacher at a medical centre. Police described the incident as a ‘targeted action’ and said the suspect acted alone. Nothing is known yet about his motive. The man was convicted of animal abuse in 2021 and lived near the house where he shot the woman and her daughter. Prime Minister Mark Rutte said he was deeply saddened by the events in Rotterdam. Are. “My condolences go out to the victims of violence, their loved ones, and all those who are deeply afraid,” he said.

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