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Apr 6 '18 08:13

A body was removed from the Waal river near Brakel after a serious accident in which a car crashed into the river on Thursday night. It is possible that the accident claimed more lives, a police spokesperson said to De Gelderlander.

The accident happened around 10:50 p.m. A car crashed into the water on Veerdam in Brakel, Gelderland, close to the ferry to Herwijnen. Eyewitnesses saw the car's headlights shine under the water for a moment before they went out. The cause of the accident is still unclear.

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Nov 20 '17 08:29

A man from Newcastle in England is feared drowned after he fell from a party boat on the Noordzee canal just outside Amsterdam around 00:30 a.m. on Sunday. Emergency services searched the canal for hours, but eventually had to halt the search without success, local safety office Veiligheidsregio Zaanstreek-Waterland said on Twitter.

The man went overboard near Westzaan. The captain of the ship threw a life jacket to him, but the man disappeared under water, according to newspaper AD. 

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Oct 18 '17 12:00

The police are searching in and around recreational lake Krabbeplas in Vlaardingen for evidence in the murder of 21-year-old Graciela Gomes Rodriquez. The young woman was near the lake on September 23rd, the Telegraaf reports.

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Jul 19 '17 11:40

From Wednesday divers will be searching the Hollandse IJssel near Oudewater for World War II bombs. The river needs maintenance between Gouda and Nieuwegein, and the water board wants to make sure that everything is safe before the work can begin, NOS reports.

Historical research shows that the river contains many WWII bombs that never exploded. As long as they are left alone, they are not dangerous. But part of the work that needs to be done to the river is dredging to keep it deep enough for barges. Therefore the bombs will have to be removed first.

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Jul 10 '17 07:25

A 5-year-old girl drowned in the Sloterplas in Amsterdam on Sunday afternoon, the police said in a statement.

Emergency services and bystanders launched a search for the little girl around 5:05 p.m., when her mother lost sight of her. After a short search, firefighters and divers pulled the girl out of the water. Attempts to resuscitate her were unsuccessful.

The police believe this was a fatal accident.

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Jun 12 '17 07:27

After over seven hours of searching, emergency services found the body of a 14-year-old boy in lake 't Zand in Alphen late on Sunday night. The Tilburg boy disappeared under water while swimming with friends around 4:00 p.m. that afternoon. The lake is usually used for recreational purposes, like swimming, Omroep Brabant reports.

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Feb 8 '17 11:10

Emergency services responded en masse to the Westelijk Havengebied of Amsterdam's port on Tuesday night after a skipper on a barge went overboard. Fire brigade divers found him and brought him ashore, NOS reports.

The skipper went overboard around 9:00 p.m. and was found about 45 minutes later. He was rushed to the hospital. His condition is unknown. The water temperature in the port of Amsterdam was around 5 degrees last night. 

According to AT5, the accident happened at a company in the Amerikahaven. 

Oct 10 '16 07:45

Police and firefighters searched the waters of Spilsluizen in Groningen with boats, divers and a dreg team for missing Groningen student Wytze Pennink on Sunday. The 18-year-old boy from Bussum was last seen early on Friday morning. His body was not found in the search.

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Aug 16 '16 10:30

The police and fire brigade divers removed a body from the water along K.J. de Vriezestraat in the Groningen town of Wildervank on Monday. No information was released on the body's identity

Aug 5 '16 10:21

Emergency services in Groningen are looking for an unidentified man who ended up in the water of the Oude Winschoterdiep after an argument on a boat.

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Jul 26 '16 09:28

Fire department divers removed the body of a 23-year-old Filipino man from the waters of the Reitdiep in the Groningen village of Warfhuizen on Monday

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Jul 12 '16 07:27

Divers from the police found an automatic weapon in the Wittenburgvaart on Monday. The canal is in the area where Hussein A. was nearly assassinated over the weekend. It is not yet clear whether the weapon found was used in the attempted assassination

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Jul 9 '16 12:02

Three adults and a child were killed when the car they were in crashed into the water in Stieltjeskanaal in Drenthe on Saturday. All four victims came from Stieltjeskanaal.

May 17 '16 15:05

Using specialist equipment, divers and sniffer dogs, the police are searching a pond in Stevensweert today for evidence in the murder of Andy de Heus. De Heus' body was found in the pond in February.

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Apr 25 '16 09:17

Shipping traffic in Grijpskerk, Groningen was brought to a standstill on Monday morning as divers search for a man that fell into the water. A helicopter was also deployed to help with the search.

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Feb 2 '16 10:20

The police identified a body found in Amsterdam canal Herengracht on Monday night as that of missing British tourist Richard Cole, the police announced on Tuesday.

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Jan 7 '16 07:52

The body of a 76 year old German pilot, whose small plane crashed into the North Sea near Petten on Monday, was found off the coast of Schoorl on Wednesday

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Nov 23 '15 14:37

Divers searched the waters of the Oudezijds Voorbugwal in Amsterdam on Sunday, looking for missing tourist Chris Nelson, who's been missing in the city since November 15th. The search was to no avail, the 24 year old Scotsman is still missing.

Jul 7 '15 08:16

A desperate search is ongoing in Reeuwijk for a missing boy of about 15 years old.

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Jul 2 '15 10:06

A 50 year old man disappeared under water in the Kommerdijk in Gendt on Wednesday after rescuing his 24 year old son. Police and fire department divers searched for the man for almost two hours, but found no sign of him.

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Jun 3 '15 11:40

Police divers searched the Tweede Kostverlorenkade in Amsterdam West on Wednesday morning in connection with the fatal shooting on De Clercqstraat last month.

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Oct 1 '14 16:27

Divers of the Groningen fire department rescued an unknown man from the water of Van Starkenborghkanaal on Wednesday.

Sep 15 '14 12:05

A ten-day research expedition in the North Sea has uncovered the underwater world in a mission to show people and politicians that there is more to the North Sea than previously thought. During the expedition, researchers were also surprised at several new discoveries, De Stentor reports.

Jun 13 '14 11:47

The search for a missing person in the Vlietlanden recreational lake will continue today after stalling last night. Rescuers will use specialist technology to scan the 30-meter deep waters for the man, who disappeared after a boating accident yesterday.

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