Utrecht shooting: Letter points to terrorist motive
30 March 2019 | 12:53 pm
Dutch prosecutors are looking into a terrorist motive in the Utrecht shooting attack after a note was found in a getaway car. Meanwhile, investigators have yet to find a link between the suspect and the victim.
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