Schoolboy dies after attack

A 16-year-old schoolboy has died in a hospital in Alkmaar Monday night after being hit in front of his school, police confirmed to ANP news agency.

According to the headmaster of the Christian Jan Arentz college, a 17-year-old, who does not attend the school, struck him on the head three times. Police have arrested the suspect. The cause of the incident is not yet known.

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