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Suspect in Utrecht shooting had terrorist intent, prosecutors believe

Dutch prosecutors believe that the suspect in the Utrecht tram shooting that killed three people on Monday had a terrorist motive, but authorities are probing if this was combined with any "personal problems," according to a statement released on Thursday.
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Suspect in Utrecht shooting 'had terrorist intent'

Dutch prosecutors believe that the suspect in the Utrecht tram shooting that killed three people on Monday had a terrorist motive, but authorities are probing if this was combined with any "personal problems," according to a statement released on Thursday.
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Dutch Suspect In Deadly Tram Shooting To Face Terrorism Charge

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The main suspect in a deadly tram shooting in the Dutch city of Utrecht will be charged with offenses including multiple murder or manslaughter with a terrorist intent, prosecutors said Thursday. Investigations so far into Monday’s shooting that left three dead and three seriously injured indicate that the shooter acted alone, prosecutors said in a written statement. The main suspect, identified by police as Gokmen Tanis, a 37-year-old man of Turkish descent, also f...
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Dutch suspect in tram shooting to face terrorism charge

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch prosecutors say they will charge the main suspect in a deadly tram shooting with offenses including multiple murder or manslaughter with a terrorist intent. In a statement Thursday, the public prosecutor’s office in Utrecht says that the suspect, identified by police as 37-year-old Gokmen Tanis, also faces charges of […]
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Dutch police continue investigation in deadly tram shooting

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch police and prosecutors are questioning two suspects as they investigate whether a deadly shooting on a tram in the central city of Utrecht was an act of terror. Police spokesman Joost Lanshage said Wednesday that officers arrested a 40-year-old man in Utrecht on Tuesday and released two other men […]
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Utrecht shooting: Note found in getaway car suggests terror motive

A letter found in a getaway car used by the suspect in the Utrecht tram attack suggests the motive behind the shooting may have been terrorism.
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'Terrorist' or 'psychopath'? Complex picture of Dutch attack suspect

The prime suspect in a deadly shooting on a tram in the Dutch city of Utrecht was known for a "rap sheet from here to Tokyo" but showed few signs of radicalism, according to residents and reports. Turkish-born Gokmen Tanis, 37, had been released from jail only two weeks ago in a rape case and has an extensive criminal record including for the possession of illegal weapons. Police were still questioning Tanis over Monday's rampage in which three people were killed, saying they were "seriously" ...
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Utrecht shooting: Note found in getaway car suggests terror motive

A letter found in a getaway car used by the suspect in the Utrecht tram attack suggests the motive behind the shooting may have been terrorism.
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Dutch shooting: Letter suggests motive in Utrecht attack

The letter was found in a getaway car and prosecutors say terrorism is still a possible motive.
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Utrecht gunman left letter in getaway car signalling possible terrorism motive

Dutch authorities said Tuesday they were "seriously" investigating a possible terrorist motive for the Utrecht tram attack because of evidence including a letter found in the gunman's getaway car. Police were questioning Turkish-born main suspect Gokmen Tanis, 37, and two other men over Monday's rampage in which three people were killed and seven injured, three seriously. Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte had earlier said they "cannot exclude" other motives including a family dispute, but ...
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Letter in Utrecht getaway car may suggest terror motive

Firearm seized and buildings searched after suspect held over shooting that killed threeDutch prosecutors have said they are seriously considering a possible terrorist motive for the shooting in Utrecht, and have so far been unable to find a link between the main suspect and the three people who were killed.The regional public prosecutor’s office said in a statement that the investigators’ view was based on the nature of the shooting on Monday, which took place on a tram, and a letter found in t...
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Dutch prosecutors arrest third over deadly tram shooting

UTRECHT, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch police say they have arrested a third person on suspicion of involvement in the tram shooting in the city of Utrecht that left three people dead and five injured. Public prosecution office spokesman Ties Kortmann said Tuesday that three people are now in custody — the alleged shooter, 37-year-old Gokmen […]
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Utrecht tram shooting leaves three dead

At least three people were killed and nine more were injured in a shooting on a tram in Utrecht, Netherlands. Follow here for the latest.
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'We assume a terror motive': 3 killed on tram in Dutch city of Utrecht; suspect arrested

Three people died in a brazen shooting on a tram in a bustling residential neighborhood in the Dutch city of Utrecht on Monday.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Dutch police arrest suspect after three shot dead on tram

Dutch police on Monday arrested a Turkish-born suspect over a shooting on a tram in Utrecht that left three people dead in what officials said was a possible terror attack. Police had earlier launched a huge manhunt for Gokmen Tanis, 37, issuing a picture of the suspected gunman and warning the public not to approach him following the attack, in which five other people were wounded. Mosques and schools were closed across the Netherlands' fourth-largest city following the bloodshed, before heav...
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Gunman kills 3 on Dutch tram; mayor fears terrorism

A gunman killed three people and wounded five during a mid-morning tram ride Monday in the Dutch city of Utrecht, raising the specter of another extremist attack only days after the murderous rampage in New Zealand.
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Utrecht shooting: Turkish-born suspect, 37, arrested after three killed in 'possible terror attack'

Dutch police have arrested a 37-year-old man suspected of shooting three people dead and wounding five others in a possible terror attack on a tram. The Turkish-born suspect, Gökmen Tanis, was on the run since Monday morning, forcing vast parts of Utrecht city – including mosques, schools and businesses – into lockdown. Although the local terror threat level was set to a maximum of five, as the day progressed increasing evidence on social and international media suggested the attack could have b...
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Dutch police arrest tram attack suspect after huge manhunt

Dutch police on Monday arrested a Turkish-born suspect over a possible terror attack on a tram in the city of Utrecht that left three people dead and five wounded. Heavily armed officers later surrounded a building following the bloodshed in the Netherlands' fourth largest city and his arrest was dramatically announced at the end of a news conference. Dutch authorities said they were still investigating a likely terrorist motive for the attack but said they "cannot exclude" other motives, incl...
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Suspect In Deadly Utrecht Tram Shooting Arrested

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Utrecht’s police chief says the suspect in the deadly tram shooting in the Dutch city has been detained. At the end of a news conference Monday evening in Utrecht, police chief Rob van Bree told reporters: “I just heard that the suspect we were hunting has been arrested.” Further details were not immediately available. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
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Manhunt after three dead in Dutch tram attack

Dutch police launched a huge manhunt for a gunman who killed three people in a tram in the city of Utrecht on Monday in what officials said was likely a terror attack. Police issued a picture of Turkish-born suspect Gokmen Tanis, 37, and warned the public not to approach him, as armed counter-terrorism officers surrounded a nearby building. Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said a terror attack "could not be excluded", vowing that the Netherlands would "never give way to intolerance".
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Utrecht tram shooting suspect arrested after three killed

Five injured in incident on Dutch city’s central 24 Oktoberplein junctionPolice have arrested a man suspected of shooting three people dead and injuring five more in the Dutch city of Utrecht, apparently in a family dispute.A press conference was interrupted to announce the arrest of Turkish-born Gökmen Tanis, 37, suspected of opening fire at 10.45am local time in a tram at the city’s central 24 Oktoberplein junction in an incident that initially sparked widespread fears of a terror attack. Cont...
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'We assume a terror motive': Gunman kills 3 on tram in Dutch city of Utrecht; suspect arrested

Three people died in a brazen shooting on a tram in a bustling residential neighborhood in the Dutch city of Utrecht on Monday.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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'We assume a terror motive': Gunman kills 3 on tram in Dutch city of Utrecht; manhunt underway

Three people died in a brazen shooting on a tram in a bustling residential neighborhood in the Dutch city of Utrecht on Monday.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Dutch shooting: Utrecht police hunt gunman after three killed

Five others are injured in Utrecht in what police say was an apparent terrorist attack.
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Utrecht Mayor: 3 Dead, 9 Wounded From Tram Shooting Attack

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The mayor of the Dutch city of Utrecht says that three people have been killed in an attack on a tram and adds that a “terror motive” is the most plausible option. Jan van Zanen also said that nine have been wounded, three of them seriously. Van Zanen said that “we cannot exclude, even stronger, we assume a terror motive. Likely there is one attacker, but there could be more.” Dutch authorities have named a 37-year-old Turkey-born man as linked to the tram shootin...
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Three dead, several injured in Dutch tram shooting

Dutch police were hunting down a suspect after a shooting on a Utrecht tram that left three dead and multiple people injured, according to police. Authorities say they are considering the possibility of a "terrorist motive" in the attack. (March 18)            [Author: AP]
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Dutch mayor withdraws advice to citizens to remain indoors following deadly tram shooting in Utrecht

UTRECHT, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch mayor withdraws advice to citizens to remain indoors following deadly tram shooting in Utrecht.
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Gunman kills 3 on Dutch tram, mayor says terror likely

A gunman killed three people and wounded nine others on a tram in the central Dutch city of Utrecht, sparking a manhunt that saw heavily armed officers with sniffer dogs zero in on an apartment building close to the shooting.
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Utrecht tram shooting leaves three dead

At least three people were killed and nine more were injured in a shooting on a tram in Utrecht, Netherlands. Follow here for the latest.
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Gunman kills three in Dutch tram, police hunt for Turkish man

Dutch authorities raised the terrorism threat in Utrecht province to its highest level, schools were told to shut their doors and paramilitary police increased security at airports and other vital infrastructure and also at mosques. Prime Minister Mark Rutte convened crisis talks, saying he was deeply concerned about the incident, which came three days after a lone gunman killed 50 people in mass shootings at two mosques in the city of Christchurch, New Zealand. "Our country has today been sho...
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