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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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Jul 10 '17 08:08

Amsterdam-West was woken by an explosion around 1:00 a.m. on Monday morning. An explosive was placed under a car on Van Reigersbergenstraat. No one was injured when it went off, the police said on Twitter.

The bottom of the car was damaged, according to AD. Some surrounding windows were also shattered.

What type of explosive was used is unclear. The police released no information about the circumstances surrounding the explosion. More information is expected during the course of Monday.

Breda explosives investigation - car bomb
Apr 26 '16 14:20

Chris van Esch, the 63 year old man who lost his arm and part of his leg in an explosion in Breda last year November, has no faith in the police investigation into the attack. He is very concerned that the perpetrator that very nearly killed him will never be caught, and that he will spend the rest of his life looking over his shoulder

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Nov 18 '15 11:12

The police released Deen de G., the 69 year old man arrested in connection with the car explosion in Breda last week, on Tuesday afternoon. Further investigation revealed that the "suspicious material" found in his home are note explosives

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Nov 13 '15 15:32

Chris van Esch, the 63 year old man who was critically injured when his car exploded in Breda on Wednesday, has a criminal record spanning 30 years. His record includes drug related offenses, theft and assault

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Jul 22 '15 10:10

A bomb exploded in a Heerlen police officer's car around 02:00 a.m. on Saturday morning. The Limburg police are investigating.

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Dec 9 '14 14:39

The woman who was shot and killed in Amstelveen yesterday, has been identified as Luana Luz Xavier (34), the girlfriend of the Amsterdam criminal Najib "Ziggy" H. In the criminal world she is accused of luring a target to a (failed) assassination attempt for her boyfriend H.

Nov 19 '14 14:09

On Tuesday the police arrested the driver of the car that exploded in Veghel on October 31st. The 44 year old man, Edwin K., was arrested on suspicion of possession of narcotics that were found in a House in Veghel.

Nov 5 '14 11:06

The car of the two men who were involved in a shootout in Almere on Saturday, was forced to stop by car bomb.

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Nov 3 '14 11:35

Edwin K. from Veghel, who was the victim of a possible car bomb on Friday, has come out of his coma.

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Apr 23 '14 11:59

Two Dutch people have committed suicide attacks in Iraq and Syria, according to Minister of the Interior and Kingdom Relations, Ronald Plasterk.

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Mar 24 '14 10:10

The suspicious object found on the Lijnbaansgracht in Amsterdam on Monday morning that caused the EOD to evacuate several homes, seems not to be a bomb.

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