No Sign Yet Of Terror Motive In Dutch Hostage Drama – Police

Several people were taken hostage in a town in central Netherlands on Saturday, according to police authorities.

FILES: Police patrol around the centre of the Dutch northern city of Zwolle, on November 22, 2021. JOHN THYS / AFP


Dutch police said there was no sign yet of a “terrorist motive” for an incident Saturday in the centre of the country, where several people were being held hostage.

“We see there are many questions about the motive. At this time there is no indication of a terrorist motive,” police said in a statement on X, formerly Twitter.

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