Dutch police have named a suspect in the shooting of Utrecht

The Dutch police have circulated in the media and social networks a picture of 37-year-old Gekman of Tanis (Tanis Gökmen), a native of Turkey, who got on a surveillance camera and came out of the tram just four minutes before, at 10.45 a.m., the shooting started.

Pravohraniteli urge citizens to immediately report if they see the suspect, «but do not approach». Presumably, Tanis fled the scene in a stolen red Renault Clio, which was later found abandoned on the street.

BREAKING NEWS: NEW PHOTO OF SUSPECT IN SHOOTING UTRECHT#Utrecht #Netherlans #TerroristAttack pic.twitter.com/UYOlntdmDo

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Perhaps the terrorist was not alone, and his accomplices also escaped. 200 metres from the scene of the attack on the tram, special forces blocked the apartment building, the details of the transaction have not been disclosed. At 12:30 the Netherlands government has announced the maximum level of terrorist threat in Utrecht, local residents are advised to stay indoors in case of further incidents. Closed schools and religious institutions. At the airport and other transport facilities are units of the military police. Also strengthened security measures in the neighboring Rotterdam.

We’re still shaking, there was a shooting not far from here and the shooter was still at large. Now a swat team has entered the mall across the street and left not long after #utrecht pic.twitter.com/PYRZoLZ5dU

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According to recent reports, three people were killed and five wounded in the shelling of a tram this morning in the Dutch Utrecht in the area of the Dutch city. Arrows (or arrows) are not detained. Their motive, but the police believes it is probable that this was a terrorist attack. Not released the names of the dead and wounded, it is unknown if any of them are US citizens.

Police are seen at the #24oktoberplein of #Utrecht, where a shooting on a tram was reported pic.twitter.com/3sfNEXmm4z

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The Prime Minister of the Netherlands mark Rutte said that he was «deeply concerned» and called an emergency meeting of security officials. It is noted that the incident in Utrecht happened three days after the terrorist act in New Zealand.

The BBC, citing an unnamed businessman claims that a suspect of Heckman Tanis fought in Chechnya on the side of the militants and was detained previously by the police due to possible links with terrorists, but was released for lack of evidence. However, the Turkish state news Agency Anadolo, reports that they, the editors called the relatives of the Tanis said that his motive was a family, one of the dead people’s family. A police spokesman Bernhard Jens said that the police were «not 100 percent certain» of the motive of the crime.