Netherlands: Two French tourists stabbed in Amsterdam’s Red Light District – 20 Minutes

Two French tourists were the victims of the violence in Amsterdam. Aged 22 and 27, they were injured in the hands by stab wounds in the night from Sunday to Monday in the famous Red Light District of the capital of the Netherlands, according to the police. “The suspect fled . We have not found him anymore,” said a spokesman for the police. No information was given on the motive of the suspect, but the two victims intend to file a complaint. A crowded neighborhood over the weekend The knife attack took place around 3 a.m. place of the old church in French, located in the heart of the Red Light District), said the police, who indicated that they had been called by a witness. “Two people were injured in the hands. One of the two was treated on the spot and the other was transferred to hospital,” the spokesperson said. Located in the heart of the city, a stone’s throw from the central station, the area known as the Wallen (Red Light District) is one of Amsterdam’s greatest tourist attractions. If it had suffered the full brunt of the health crisis, it was particularly crowded this Easter weekend, reported the daily Het Parool, according to which many people were there at the time of the events. The “square kilometer of misery Due to the rise in local crime and crowds of young party tourists, the area was once dubbed the ‘square mile of misery’ by police. In order to calm the unrest and stem the crime, the local authorities even considered moving the prostitutes to a location in the suburbs to preserve this historic district, but most of the people working there demanded less drastic measures.