On the 24th October Square in Utrecht on Wednesday commemorated the tram stop. Exactly one year ago, in the attack four people died and several were injured.
Around 10:43 pm, the time Gökmen T. around him started shooting, rang the bells of the Dom Tower. Then, the city held a minute of silence and stood still trams.
Earlier this morning had the mayor and minister Grapperhaus laid flowers on the square.
Many people have to follow the commemoration because the corona crisis forced from home. That’s why Mayor Jan van Zanen in a video tribute to the victims. “We do not forget them. Never, “he said.
“In our minds we are today with those who we still miss. Four people were victims of an incomprehensible, senseless and horrific act of violence. We think the people who were injured. We stand alongside their relatives, all police officers and social workers, the eyewitnesses and everyone who contributed in any way spot. Yet every day the painful memories and the loss felt by them. For them, every day is March 18th. ”
On the 24 Oktoberplein is arranged a permanent memory location. The landscape monument represents the wave of disbelief and sorrow that went through the city after the shooting.
On Friday, the court ruling in the case against the accused. The prosecution has demanded a life sentence against Utrechter.