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Dutch TV broadcast cancelled due to threats after attack on reporter

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A TV broadcast was cancelled on Saturday because of threats a few days after the assassination attempt on Dutch crime reporter Peter R de Vries. The studio in the centre of Amsterdam was evacuated for security reasons, the broadcaster RTL said. De Vries had been gunned down and critically injured in the street outside the studio on Tuesday evening after appearing on the live programme “RTL Boulevard.” A spokesperson for the Amsterdam municipality said a serious threat had been received against the programme. Justice Minister Ferd Grapperhaus said “visible and also invisible measures” had been …

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