Attempted stabbing attack at Amsterdam airport

Dutch Police opened fire after a Muslim threatened to stab people at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport.

“A man at Schiphol was shot by the military police after threatening with a knife. Situation safe,” the Marechaussee police service said on Twitter.

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The attacker was detained and removed from the scene. There were no reports of other injuries.

The terminal was evacuated after the police shooting and a footage shows medics rushing out of the building with a stretcher.

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Schiphol, just outside Amsterdam, is one of Europe’s busiest airports.

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