Gunman shot to death near central bank in Amsterdam and bystander is left injured during shoot-out

Mail Online | 2/6/2019 | Chris Dyer For Mailonline;Reuters;Associated Press
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A gunman has been shot to death and a bystander has been injured during a shoot-out with Dutch police in Amsterdam.

Dutch police shot and killed a man on a path behind the country's central bank in the city after he pulled a firearm on officers.

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Cops had been responding to reports of a man with a gun on an adjoining street when he 'came at the agents with the weapon', police said.

He died of his injuries while a bystander was also wounded, police said in a statement.

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Local television station AT5 published photos of ambulances at the scene and cited eyewitnesses as saying around 20 shots were fired.

Other eyewitnesses reported hearing as many as 40 shots fired during the incident at around 7.15pm.

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Photographer Dennis Brandsma, who lives near the scene of the killing said he saw the gunman lying on the floor after he was shot dead by officers.

He told Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf: 'I heard a few bangs, together with my son. Then we immediately realised that it was not...
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