Stabbing at King's Night street party wounds four

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New Dutch police uniforms feature a broad yellow stripe (photo: Politie). (New Dutch police uniforms feature a broad yellow stripe (photo: Politie))

Four people were injured in a stabbing incident in Nijmegen during the early hours of King's Day. The police are looking for the perpetrators.

According to the police, the stabbing happened at around 2:05 a.m. on Molenstraat in Nijmegen. Thousands of people were on the square at the time and the police had their hands full with evacuating the area. The evacuation happened without incident.

Three injured people were initially taken to the hospital. The extent of their injuries are unknown. A fourth injured person turned up a few hours later.

So far no arrests were made. The Nijmegen police called in the help of other police units, including the National Unit, to help search for the perpetrator or perpetrators. Witnesses are called on to come forward.