World News Briefs -- March 18, 2019 (Evening Edition)

Daily Mail: Turkish 'terror' suspect is ARRESTED after 'shooting a relative on Dutch tram "for family reasons" and then firing at anyone who tried to intervene', killing three

* Police release photo of Gökmen Tanis, 37, captured on the tram's CCTV just minutes before the shooting
* Three people have died and five people are injured after the shooting in Utrecht, central Netherlands
* Police said the gunman 'who may have had a terrorist motive', opened fire on a tram in the city centre
* The assailant fled the scene but police have since arrested a suspect in the Oudernoord district of Utrecht
* Tanis' family members in Turkey say the person targeted on the tram was a relative of the 37-year-old
* Dutch government raised the terrorism threat level to highest possible, and schools were on lockdown earlier
* Incident took place just three days after a terror attack on two mosques in New Zealand where 50 were killed

A gunman has killed three people on a tram in the Dutch city of Utrecht in what authorities said may have been a terror attack, and a suspect has been seized after an hours-long manhunt which saw schools and businesses in lockdown.

Turkish-born Gökmen Tanis, 37, was allegedly targeting one of his own relatives in this morning's shooting, which left five other people injured, and saw the terrorism threat level in Utrecht raised to the highest possible.

The suspect - who 'was known' to authorities - was detained during a raid on the Oudernoord district of Utrecht, and the threat level in the province has been downgraded by one notch as a result of the arrest, Dutch police confirmed.

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