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Dutch hostage – stay: Man holds hostages in nightclub after ‘threatening to detonate bomb’

Dutch hostage – stay: Man holds hostages in nightclub after ‘threatening to detonate bomb’


Firefighters collect in Eden, Netherlands, Saturday, March 30, 2024

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Closely armed police are surrounding a nightclub in a rural Dutch city southeast of Amsterdam after reviews {that a} gunman is holding a number of individuals hostage.

The native police stated three individuals had been launched by the suspected gunman however that the “state of affairs is just not over but”.

The hostages have been being held in Cafe Petticoat, a preferred bar and nightclub in Ede, based on an AP videographer on the scene. A celebration was held on the institution final night time and was scheduled to complete at 4am this morning, based on a put up on Fb.

Photos from the scene in Ede, a rural market city 53 miles southeast of Amsterdam, confirmed police and firefighters on the streets.

The police have given no additional particulars about whether or not extra hostages remained within the membership – although some media have reported that one individual continues to be being held. They’ve stated it’s not believed to be a terrorist incident.

Earlier Saturday, officers cordoned off a sq. in central Ede and evacuated about 150 close by properties.

Particulars concerning the suspect are unclear however reviews have urged they entered the membership armed with explosives and different weapons.

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Proprietor of membership says all hostages are workers

The proprietor of the Cafe Petticoat nightclub has stated that each one hostages both at present or previously held in his bar have been his workers, based on native media.

Tom Watling30 March 2024 11:53

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Males exit Dutch nightclub with palms within the air – ANP information company

Two males, one among them sporting a balaclava masks, exited a nightclub within the japanese Dutch city of Ede the place a number of individuals had been taken hostage, information company ANP reported.

One was put in handcuffs by police, the company stated.

Tom Watling30 March 2024 11:46

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Ede Mayor makes assertion following hostage incident

Ede Mayor Rene Verhulst has stated {that a} hostage state of affairs is constant within the city regardless of the discharge.

“A horrible state of affairs for all these individuals,” Mr Verhulst stated. “My concern and ideas exit to them and their family members. I hope that the state of affairs is now resolved rapidly and safely.”

Tom Watling30 March 2024 11:41

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Suspect entered nightclub and ‘threatened to blow it up’

A person suspected of holding hostages within the Cafe Petticoat nightclub southeast of Amsterdam entered the bar at round closing time, armed with weapons and explosives, and threatened to blow the place up, Dutch newspaper Telegraaf has reported.

Tom Watling30 March 2024 11:39

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