Date: 11 months ago   Category: World

In Amsterdam two tourists from the USA - RIA Novosti, became 9/1/2018 the victims of attack

BRUSSELS, 1 Sep – RIA Novosti. Two citizens of the USA were the victims of attack with a knife at the central station in Amsterdam on Friday, have reported local authorities on Saturday and the ambassador of the USA in the Netherlands.© Police of the Netherlands doesn't exclude AFP 2018/PATRIK STOLLARZ that attack in Amsterdam was to the teraktomnakanena at the station in Amsterdam there was an attack to a knife on passersby. According to police of Amsterdam, a malefactor is the 19-year-old native of Afghanistan. He has got a gunshot wound after intervention of law enforcement officials. Motives of his actions are established by the investigation so far, but, according to media, can be connected with terrorism. "The tourists who were injured yesterday during attack were from the USA. All of them still are in hospital. The nineteen-year-old suspect who is also hospitalized, interrogate through the translator" — the press service of the Amsterdam police has reported on Saturday. Information on nationality of victims was confirmed also by the American ambassador. "We know that both victims were the citizens of the USA visiting the Netherlands … We wish them the speedy recovery and closely we cooperate with the authorities of Amsterdam in assistance by him and to their families" — it is said in the statement on behalf of the ambassador of the USA Pete Hukstr distributed on Saturday by diplomatic mission. "The authorities seek to obtain full information on what has occurred. We will render appropriate assistance" — it is specified in him.



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