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Dutch police arrest tram attacker suspect and other stories

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Published on : 19 March 2019, 11:36 AM
Dutch police arrest tram attacker suspect and other stories

Netherlands police detained a Turkish national, suspected of carrying out a terrorist attack on a passenger tram in the Dutch city of Utrecht. The Monday shooting carried out on board in one of the city`s trams at the 24 Oktoberplein junction left 3 people dead and 9 others critically injured. Meanwhile, after the arrest of the suspected Turkish citizen, the threat alert in the city of Utrecht has been abated. The highest alert was issued immediately after the attack. Additional police personnel were deployed at the airport and mosques.

‘Egg boy’ plans to donate his raised money to Christchurch victims

Money raised for an Australian teenager who grabbed international attention after smashing an egg on the far-right Australian senator Fraser Anning for his derogatory remark on Muslim immigrants for New Zealand mosque shootings, will go toward the victims of that attack. A GoFundMe page created for raising money for Will Connolly, now commonly known as Egg Boy, to cover his legal fees and to help him buy `more eggs` had already surpassed its goal of raising 50,000 Australian dollars. A recent update of that page said, Connolly decides to send a majority of the money to the victims of the Christchurch terror attack.

13 thousand Muslims arrested in China

China has arrested at least 13 thousand Muslims since 2014 claiming their alleged involvement with terrorism. This information was released on Monday in a government report on terrorism. Most of the arrests were from the Uyghurs community.

Saudi Prince given permission to suppress dissent

Before the year of the brutal assassination of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Saudi Arabia`s Prince Mohammad Bin Salman granted repression of several dissidents. This information has been reported in the US newspaper New York Times. They said that the crown prince had instructed the authority to repress the dissidents of Saudi royal family.

Jewish group raises money for Christchurch victims

Last year, Muslims collected millions of dollars to help the victims of Pittsburgh Jewish synagogue attack victims. This time, a Pittsburgh Jewish group is raising money for the victims of Christchurch mosque attack.

Poll survey shows Modi ahead

Various organizations have been conducting surveys ahead of India`s upcoming Lok Sabha election. These surveys showed Prime Minister Narendra Modi is ahead of his rival Congress President Rahul Gandhi.

 

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