Manhunt at Dutch university as motorbike-riding attacker in military clothing opens fire in classroom wounding one – as cops probe second shooting at nearby home
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Police have launched a manhunt in the Netherlands after an attacker wearing military clothing opened fire in a Dutch university classroom and wounded a person.
Investigators said the shooter may have fled the scene on a motorbike as they call for those who witnessed the incident in the Dutch port city of Rotterdam to come forward.
Police are also probing a second shooting at a nearby home which took place before the university came under attack. It is not yet clear if the two shootings are linked.
An arrest team was checking the Erasmus Medical Center to establish if the shooter was still in the building, police added.
Several officers, including specialised arrest teams, have been pictured at the hospital.
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Netherlands’ police officers gather near the entrance to The Erasmus University Medical Center (Erasmus MC) in Rotterdam on September 28, 2023