After trains traveling to Schiphol came to a near stand still on Thursday night, rail traffic to the Amsterdam airport has been cancelled throughout the weekend, and it is expected to remain significantly affected at least to Monday's evening rush hour. The trouble started when copper thieves cut through electricity wires, setting the wires alight and causing damage to the tracks.
The gas leak that caused an explosion in a flat in Diemen yesterday had been reported, says a spokesperson of grid manager Liander.
In Diemen, the flat that was rocked by a gas explosion yesterday is being searched for two missing persons. Two people were killed in the explosion, and another 15 were injured. Due to damage some residents of the flat building may not be able to return home for some time, the NOS reports.
A heavy explosion rocked Diemen this afternoon, killing two people and leaving 15 others injured.
Police in Amsterdam have put out a public call for any information known about the escape route of the people who killed top criminal Gwenette Martha on Thursday, the 22nd of May in Amstelveen.
Hard criminal, Gwenette Martha, was executed in Amstelveen on Thursday evening, the police reports. According to witnesses, he was shot ten to 15 times by three men.
A car with trouble along the A6, between Lelystad and Swifterban, was hit from behind by another car. Traffic was completely stuck because the road was closed due to the accident, announced the ANWB Thursday.
A 25-year-old woman from Diemen is sentenced to nine months in prison for scamming Marktplaats visitors. The fraudster offered tickets for sale, for shows like Soldaat van Oranje, Bruno Mars, and Lowlands. She collected the money, but never provided the tickets.
A severe storm from the southwest moved across The Netherlands on Monday. The KNMI issued a code red, the highest weather alert, for extreme weather in the west, center and north of the country. The alert was withdrawn around 14:45 pm.