Dutch military police say they have shot a man after he threatened to use a knife at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport.
In a tweet, the Marechaussee police service says the “situation is safe” and the suspect has been detained and removed from the scene.
An airport spokeswoman says the airport’s main plaza was and remains evacuated after military police shot the man with a knife. Roos van der Ven says Schiphol Plaza, which houses stores, bars and restaurants, was evacuated, but not the parts of the airport behind the check-in area and security checks.
Sources: AP, BNO, AFP
An incident occurred at Schiphol Plaza. The Royal Dutch Marechaussee says they shot a man after he threatened with a knife. The suspect was captured and taken away. The Marechaussee has declared that the situation currently is safe. Schiphol Plaza was initially evacuated but is open to the public again. Air traffic is not affected.