Netherlands Active Shooter Incident

18 March 2019 ,  London

Members in Utrecht (Utrecht province) should minimise movement in the Kanaleneiland area during ongoing security operations following a shooting incident at 24 Oktoberplein. Terrorism has not been ruled out and the Netherlands government has raised the terror threat level in Utrecht province to ‘critical’ until at least 18.00 (local time). Members should follow all official directives and exercise caution throughout the city.

For the latest information and advice, International SOS members are advised to contact their Assistance Centre, register for email alerts and review the travel security updates on Travel Security Online and through the International SOS Portal.

We also advise clients and members to download the International SOS Assistance App, here.

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