Man shot, detained at Amsterdam airport

ANI | Updated: Dec 15, 2017 23:43 IST

Amsterdam [The Netherlands], Dec 15 (ANI): The Dutch Military Police have shot and detained a man after he threatened them with a knife at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport.

"Man shot by the military police at Schiphol Airport after he threatened with a knife. Situation secure with best rates guaranteed. Info to be announced," the Marechaussee Police said, in a tweet, adding the suspect was detained.

According to media reports, few parts of the airport were evacuated for a short time, but have since been reopened.

The shot man has reportedly been transferred to the hospital.

The incident comes at a time when Europe remains on high alert due to recent terror attacks on multiple locations in the region. (ANI)