THE HAGUE: Seven people were injured, two of them seriously, in a stabbing at an asylum-seekers' centre in the Netherlands late Wednesday night, police said.
A 24-year-old resident of the centre was arrested.
The motive for the stabbing in the town of Echt, located 180 kilometers south of Amsterdam, was not immediately clear.
Police said in a statement on Thursday that officers were called to the asylum-seekers' centre around 10:15 pm (2015 GMT) and arrested the suspect 10 minutes later.
The wounded were all taken to a hospital for treatment.
Residents of the building where the stabbings happened were moved to other buildings in the centre while police investigated.