One person died in a stabbing at a house on Weteringkade in The Hague in the night from Monday to Tuesday.

A second person was taken to hospital with stab wounds, police said on Twitter.

The corps received a report about the stabbing around midnight, after which several units and ambulances arrived on the scene.

Officers found the two people in the home and provided emergency assistance until paramedics took over.

For one person, help came too late.

An investigation has been launched into exactly what happened, a police spokesperson said.