Netherlands, hostages in a restaurant in Ede: 150 homes evacuated | EUROtoday

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Several individuals had been taken hostage in a restaurant within the Dutch city of Ede. This was reported by the police, with the native newspaper Telegraaf talking of 150 properties evacuated within the space. Also in response to the Telegraaf, a person entered the membership round closing time with weapons and explosives and threatened to explode the place.

A musical night had taken place within the venue, which ended at daybreak on March thirtieth. The police acquired a report round six o'clock, adopted by an enormous turnout of police, firefighters and ambulances. Large screens have been put in across the restaurant. According to Dutch media, it’s probably that solely the staff remained within the restaurant.

Police stated residents of the evacuated properties had been being sheltered elsewhere. Previously, residents had been requested to remain indoors. Police additionally urged individuals to keep away from the middle of Ede. “Stay at home and don't come and watch,” the police wrote on X.