No injuries were reported in the attack and the motive for the shooting is unclear at this time. The facility serves as a Jewish mental health center.
Police looking into attack (Photo: AFP)
Police in Holland launched an investigation into the incident, and security officials said they are looking into the possibility that the attack was related to recent tensions in the Middle East.
Old-age home residents questioned
Police officials confirmed that shots were fired but refused to provide further details. Police officers examined the scene and also questioned the residents of an old-age home nearby.
Meanwhile, officials at the Sinai Center declined a response to the attack, saying they are waiting for the results of the police probe.
Two weeks ago, an attempt was made to torch a synagogue in the southern section of Amsterdam. Dutch authorities reinforced security around Jewish community buildings in the wake of Operation Cast Lead in the Gaza Strip.
The initial report was received via Red Mail
Roee Mandel contributed to the story