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ALERT: The Hague assaillant at large

Dutch police is looking for suspect of The Hague stabbing a shop next to Grote Markt area, the historic center of the city. Police ask to avoid the area and be vigilant.

Police are searching for a man aged between 45 and 50, wearing a grey jogging tracksuit, who they believe may be behind the attack. 

Images on social media showed emergency services at the scene amid crowds of Black Friday shoppers.

The condition of those injured and the motive for the attack remain unclear.

30/11 11:35 AMENDMENT

The assailant of The Hague stabbing incident is still at large, Dutch public TV channel NOS reported.

Stabbing incident in The Hague

The are reports of people stabbed in a knife attack at a department store in a busy shopping street in The Hague, Dutch police say.

Police are searching for a man aged between 45 and 50, wearing a grey jogging tracksuit, who they believe may be behind the attack. Images on social media showed emergency services at the scene amid shoppers crowds of Black Friday.

The incident happened at the Hudson’s Bay store in the city’s historic Grote Markt or main market square area, local reports say.

Video posted to social media showed dozens of shoppers running in the busy shopping street.
At present there is no information about the number of injured and their condidtion released.
Police ask to stay vigilent, and avoid the area of the Grote Markt.

Dutch police has announced they “stopped reporting” on Twitter on stabbing incident, but the investigation would take its cause.

“Terrorist incident” at London Bridge

The UK police has declared the stabbing near London Bridge terror-related. Several people were injured, but at the moment the gravity of wounds in not made public. The suspect shot dead by police at scene, while wearing “hoax explosive device”.

At present neither of Islamists groups has claimed the attack, however the experts say in its style it is ISIS “inspired”.

There were some reports in social media about pedestrians, attempting to disarm the assailant, and they have succeeded.

The Mayor of London Sadiq Khan thanked the emergency services, police and the “members of the public, who risked their own safety this afternoon – they are the best of us”, he concluded, asking Londoners to stay vigilant at all times.