Blaak station

Anti-terrorism unit DSI during a drill in the port of Rotterdam, April 2016
Apr 26 '18 08:38

Anti-terrorism unit DSI performed a major drill at Rotterdam subway station Blaak during the early hours of Thursday morning. They practiced a scenario involving a terrorist attack happening on King's Day, NOS reports.

Dozens of extras decked out in orange clothing took part in the drill, to make the exercise as realistic as possible. Multiple volunteers played injured people. During the exercise, members of the DSI had to disable the "terrorists" and evacuate the wounded, according to the broadcaster. Dozens of DSI members took part in the drill.

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Jun 11 '15 11:34

A 28 year old from Rotterdam was arrested on Wednesday for trying to push someone in front of an oncoming train. The suspect is in custody on suspicion of attempted manslaughter.

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