Footage from the broadcaster shows the gunman, a young man in a suit and tie, drop his weapon and surrender to police.+ READ ARTICLE
An armed man entered the Dutch national broadcaster on Thursday demanding to be put on the air before police restrained him.
No one was hurt in the incident, according to the broadcaster, NOS, which vacated its offices and temporarily stopped broadcasting. The motives of the gunman, a young man a in a suit and tie, are unclear.
Video footage published by NOS shows the gunman saying, according to a Reuters translation, “The things that are going to be said, those are very large world affairs. We were hired by the security service.”
In the clip above from NOG, police demand that the gunman drop his weapon and then put him in handcuffs. No shots are fired.