2 people die and several are injured in stabbing rampage in Dutch city of Maastricht

Update – Syrian on Syrian

Local residents say that the two victims come from Syria. It would be a man and a woman. The suspected perpetrator is also a Syrian according to various people from the neighborhood. He would be a relative of the victims. Two people would have been arrested, but the police did not want to confirm that.

One person has been killed and several others injured in a stabbing attack in the southern Dutch city of Maastricht.

Initial reports suggest it involved two separate incidents on Thursday evening which happened withing a mile and a half of each other.

Pictures of the aftermath suggest the incidents were in a suburban area of Maastricht as opposed to the city centre.

No further details were immediately available.

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