Netherlands: Two murdered and several injured in two stabbing attacks

Two people murdered and several injured in two stabbing attack in the southern Dutch city of  Maastricht on Thursday evening.

The first stabbing took place on Bots Arch Street in the West Suburb area of the city,  while the second one happened a few hundred metres away in Joseph Postmesstraat.

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It is believed a person was fatally wounded at the first location.

Emergency services are treating the injured at the second scene.

Police do not want to comment any further at this point.

Neighbors reported that a Syrian family is involved in the stabbing attacks, in what appears to be a honor killing.

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