Two men die in shooting in quiet residential street

Police cordon at the Haaksbergen crash siteTwo men aged 25 and 29 have died following a shooting incident in Hellevoetsluis, south west of Rotterdam, police said on Tuesday.

The men were shot at around 18.00 on Monday evening in a quiet residential area and died later in hospital.

According to RTV Rijmond, one man was found on the street, the other in a nearby house. They had each been hit by several bullets fired by a third person, the broadcaster said.

No-one has been arrested but police have sealed off part of the street while investigators try to work out what happened.

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