Police shoot suspect following Amsterdam stabbing

Two people injured in incident at Dutch capital’s main railway station

Police in Amsterdam after a stabbing incident. Photograph: EPA

Police in Amsterdam after a stabbing incident. Photograph: EPA

 

Dutch police have shot and injured a suspect following a stabbing at Amsterdam’s busy central railway station.

Police said two people were injured in the stabbing at Centraal Station, and a tunnel under the tracks was closed following the incident.

The stabbing victims and the suspect were taken to hospital.

The motive for the stabbing is not clear. It is not known if it was terror-related.

The station was not evacuated. – PA