After the shooting at the TV reporter de Vries, the station RTL in Amsterdam reports a threat situation: Now the TV program of the station is affected.
Amsterdam – RTL Boulevard’s Saturday evening broadcast will not take place. Like the main Dutch newspaper telegraaf reported, the transmitter building in Amsterdam had to be evacuated. The country is still in shock after the shooting at reporter Peter de Vries * – and now the situation may have worsened again.
“We got a message that we had to take new measures in the RTL studio. Unfortunately, these measures were unavoidable, ”said a spokesman for Amsterdam’s first mayor, Femke Halsema. The speaker was unable to provide any information about the content of the message.
Threat in Amsterdam: RTL Boulevard decides not to broadcast live
“Safety is paramount,” said a spokesman for RTL Boulevard. “We received information from the police, the mayor’s office and the police. So we decided not to broadcast live from the studio in Leidseplein tonight. ”The Dutch Minister of Justice, Ferd Grapperhaus, also consulted the broadcaster before making the decision telegraaf.
The studio on the popular Amsterdam square Leidseplein has been completely cleared. As the content of the message is unknown, it is unclear whether the threat situation is related to the shooting of TV reporter Peter de Vries. Further measures will not be decided until Sunday.
After shooting at the journalist Peter de Vries in the parking lot in front of the building
Journalist Peter de Vries was shot on Tuesday in a parking lot not far from the TV station *, right after working there and taking part in a talk show. The 64-year-old is critically injured in hospital. A video shows the last moments before the shooting at de Vries *.
De Vries has made a name for himself in the Netherlands for his role in high profile criminal cases. Sometimes he also appears as a spokesman for crime victims. The media had reported that he was the confidante of the most important key witness in a trial against the alleged drug lord Ridouan Taghi. Two suspects are in custody *. (kat) * Merkur.de is an offer from IPPEN.MEDIA