Dozens of people were involved in a massive fight on Saturday afternoon on the square in front of the application center for asylum seekers in Ter Apel. Several people involved suffered minor injuries and one person had to be taken to hospital with a stab wound, police said.
The fight started around 5.15 pm and led to a large deployment of police, ambulances and the deployment of a mobile medical team. The fight took place outside the gates of the registration center on Ter Apelervenen.
No arrests have been made yet, police said and an investigation is underway into the cause of the incident and the suspects.