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Amsterdam Central Rail Station scene of a stabbing

Amsterdam Central Rail Station scene of a stabbing

Amsterdam Central Station is the center of this busy city. This morning two people were injured during a stabbing incident at Amsterdam’s busy Central Station on Friday morning before the alleged attacker was shot and wounded according to statements made by Amsterdam Police.

“A suspect has been shot after a stabbing incident at Amsterdam Central Station,” police stated on Twitter. According to the tweet Amsterdam Central Station had been evacuated and closed off to all rail traffic.

However, police shortly afterward the police  issued an update to say there was “no talk” of a complete evacuation and only two platforms had been closed off to passengers










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Juergen Thomas Steinmetz has continuously worked in the travel and tourism industry since he was a teenager in Germany (1979), beginning as a travel agent up through today as a publisher of eTurboNews (eTN), one of the world’s most influential and most-read travel and tourism publications. He is also Chairman of ICTP. His experiences include working and collaborating with various national tourism offices and non-governmental organizations, as well as private and non-profit organizations, and in planning, implementing, and quality control of a range of travel and tourism-related activities and programs, including tourism policies and legislation. His major strengths include a vast knowledge of travel and tourism from the point of view of a successful private enterprise owner, superb networking skills, strong leadership, excellent communication skills, strong team player, attention to detail, dutiful respect for compliance in all regulated environments, and advisory skills in both political and non-political arenas with respect to tourism programs, policies, and legislation. He has a thorough knowledge of current industry practices and trends and is a computer and Internet junkie.

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