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    Dutch Police Shoot Man in Amsterdam, Gunfight Reported

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    A gunfight has been reported on a street near the Dutch Central Bank in Amsterdam. The police has reportedly shot a man.

    The area has been cordoned off, as local media published photos of ambulances at the scene. Around 20 shots were fired during a gunfight, according to witnesses reports.

    ​The police said that they had received calls of a person armed with a gun. The police responded with fire after the suspect started to approach the officers with a firearm. As a result of the shooting, the suspect was shot dead and a bystander was injured, according to the police.

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