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    Stabbing in Netherlands: One Dead, Several Injured

    A man and women are dead following a stabbing attack in the southern Dutch city of Maastricht late Thursday night.
    Dutch police announced a suspect is in custody, terrorism has been ruled out as a possible motive, and that in total two people were killed while three individuals sustained injuries. 
    Emergency medics and police officials attended to a scene after receiving reports of a stabbing around 9 p.m., local media outlets have reported.
    The suspect then fled to a second location, Joseph Postnesstraat, where he carried out a second attack about ten minutes after the initial assault, according to Dutch police. Two people were injured at the second location, and police later found a third wounded victim outside a mosque close to the location of the second attack.

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