23:09 GMT02 August 2021
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    Utrecht police announced on Tuesday that train traffic at the central rail station in the city was stopped, as police officers looked for a person on the train.

    Utrecht police confirmed that two people were detained in connection to an evacuation of the central rail station in the Dutch city of Utrecht, adding that "their involvement is under investigation".

    "Following the suspicious situation on #Utrecht#CS : Two suspects have been arrested and their involvement is under investigation. Train traffic will resume as soon as possible", police tweeted.

    Earlier on Tuesday, Utrecht police said that the central rail station was cleared due to what was described as "suspicious situation".

    Police said that the officers were looking for a "person on the train" without providing additional detail.

    "Following a suspicious situation in a train #Utrecht#CS train traffic was blocked and the station was cleared. The police are looking for a person on the train", Utrecht police department tweeted.

    A video was shared in social media, allegedly showing a team of explosive experts arriving at the rail station.

    ​​Another video shared online showed travellers waiting outside the train station after it was evacuated.


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