Amsterdam-Zuid

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Jul 6 '19 10:29

People in Amsterdam received a frightening wake-up call when a large explosion rattled windows and shook floors early Saturday morning. The blast took place on the Korte van Eeghenstraat in Amsterdam Zuid at about 4:25 a.m.

There were no serious injuries, though two people were treated by ambulance personnel at the scene, according to broadcaster AT5. The explosion caused property damage to buildings and vehicles, police said. A reporter for the broadcaster said the explosion occurred beneath or next to a parked car in front of the Park View Hotel. 

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Sep 11 '17 09:16

A body was found "under suspicious circumstances" in an apartment on Bolestein in Amsterdam-Zuid on Sunday afternoon, the Amsterdam police said on Twitter. A suspect was arrested and the police are investigating what happened, according to ANP.

The police went to check the apartment after receiving a report that there was a deceased person in the home. 

On Sunday night, the police could not yet comment on the identity of the victim or his or her relationship with the suspect. 

Nov 3 '16 08:04

One person sustained minor injuries when a suspected mugger stabbed hi in the arm on the Westland Canal in Amsterdam-Zuid on Wednesday. According to the police, the victim was not seriously injured, AD reports.

It looks like the perpetrator used a screwdriver to stab his victim. He was arrested immediately after the incident.

The police believe this was a mugging that went to far. The perpetrator tried to grab the victim's phone. 

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