Several people injured in shooting in Dutch city of Utrecht

 The Hague: Counter-terrorism police are on constant vigil as several people were wounded in a shooting on a tram in the Dutch city of Utrecht on Monday, police said.
Utrecht police said on Twitter said: "A shooting occurred on the 24 Oktoberplein in Utrecht. Multiple people have been injured. The surrounding area has been cordoned off and we are investigating the matter".
Local media said it is a shooting incident in a tram as gunmen fired upon passengers. Several trauma helicopters have been pressed into service to provide help.
According to reports armed police and emergency vehicles have surrounded a tram that had stopped near a road bridge.Tram traffic in the area was halted following the incident, media reports said.

Sri Lankan President to declare nationwide emergency from midnight

Colombo, Apr 22: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena will declare a nationwide emergency from midnight on Monday following Easter Day blasts.He ...

4 Bengaluru JD(S) Workers Dead & 3 Missing in Sri Lanka Blasts

Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy on Monday, 22 April, confirmed that four JD(S) workers, who were touring Colombo, were killed in the series of...

7 suicide bombers involved in Lanka blasts; 24 arrested as toll rises to 290

Colombo: Seven suicide bombers were involved in a series of eight devastating blasts that tore through churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka on East...

Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale meets Chinese State Councilor, likely to raise issue of blacklisting Masood Azhar

India on Monday told China to be sensitive to its concerns as Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale met Chinese State Councilor Wang Yi here with whom he is...