holland shooting

Several people have been injured in a shooting in the central Dutch city of Utrecht on Monday morning, police said.

A man opened fire on a tram in the city centre at around 10.45 local time on Monday morning, witnesses say.

The Utrecht police said a square at a tram station outside the city centre had been cordoned off as emergency services were at the scene.

Incident: Emergency services have cordoned off a tram in Utrecht, Holland, where a man reportedly began shooting on Monday morning

Local media report that counter-terrorism police are at the scene.

‘Shooting incident… Several injured people reported. Assistance started,’ the Utrecht police Twitter account said.

‘It is a shooting incident in a tram. Several trauma helicopters have been deployed to provide help.’

Utrecht is located about 25 miles south of Amsterdam in central Holland. More updates to follow.

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