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One person killed in tram shooting in Netherlands

BRUSSELS, March 18 (KUNA) -- One person is reported to have been killed and several others injured in a shooting incident on a tram in the Dutch city of Utrecht on Monday.
The Dutch counter-terrorism service raised the terror threat level in Utrecht to 5 - the highest level - for the first time since it was introduced, Dutch News NL portal reported.
"The perpetrator is still on the run. A terrorist motive has not been ruled out," said the head of the service, Pieter-Jaap Aalbersberg.
Security has been stepped up at Schiphol airport in Amsterdam and in other places, it noted. (end) nk.mt