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New Year celebrations: one dead and several injured in Haarlem

dead (Foto: Michel van Bergen)

Knife attack leaves one dead and several injured in Haarlem. 

A 22 years old man called Sjeddy was killed and several people injured in a violent incident on the Zomerkade in Haarlem early on Friday morning, the police reported on Twitter.

Exactly what happened is still unclear. A spokesperson for he police told the Telegraaf that a stabbing may have been involved, but they are still investigating.

It is not clear how many people were injured. As far as is currently known, 5 people are persons are arrested and questioned.

A friend of the victim organizes a silent march in memory of the murdered man, Haarlem 105  reports. The march is expected to be held this Friday at 19:00. The exact route is not known yet.

Arianna

Arianna

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Arianna was born in Rome, Italy and grew up mostly in Florence. When she was 18 years old she came to the Netherlands, where she remained till today. Arianna likes to make trips, discover Haarlem, taste good food, meet internationals and share experiences. Currently she is living with her hubby and 3 toddlers in one of the cutest little neighborhoods of Haarlem, de Vijfhoek.
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