emergency services

Oct 10 '16 10:34

The Dutch navy is on its way from Curacao to Haiti to offer aid in the aftermath of hurricane Matthew, the Ministry of Defense said on Monday. The Dutch will focus on the southwest of the island, which was hit particularly hard by the hurricane last week

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Oct 7 '16 14:20

A man was killed in an apartment fire in Amsterdam on Thursday night. The police believe a crime was involved and an investigation is ongoing at the scene on Friday

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Oct 5 '16 12:35

A 37-year-old man from Kessel was killed in an accident during the construction of a winter attraction at theme park Efteling in Kaatsheuvel, the Tilburg police said on Twitter. Another man was slightly injured in his leg.

Sep 19 '16 07:50

An explosion rocked New York city on Saturday night. 29 people were injured, but no one was killed. Dutch man Ger van der Hoeve (53) witnessed the bombing from nearby. "I'm still shaking. It really isn't something fun to experience", he said to Dutch newspaper AD.

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Sep 2 '16 15:30

A three-month old baby girl died in her sleep during nap time at a daycare in the Overijssel town of Balkburg on Thursday morning. According to the police, the baby died a natural death so no investigation was launched. The baby's parents can decide whether the child must be further examined

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Aug 29 '16 07:36

One person was killed and four others injured in a fire at a nursing home in the Zeeland town of Krabbendijke on Sunday afternoon. The police are investigating the cause of the fire

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Aug 26 '16 09:11

A body was found in the water of a canal next to the N236 at Driemond in Amsterdam early on Friday morning

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Aug 2 '16 13:40

A 5-year-old boy died in hospital after bystanders rescued him from a ditch canal in Veenendaal on Monday. His friend, a 6-year-old who was rescued with him, escaped unharmed

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Jul 22 '16 14:57

A man and a baby were killed after a fall from a window of a property on Eendrachtstraat in Amsterdam on Friday. Everything surrounding this incident is still very unclear, but the police believe that the man jumped out of his own volition with the baby in his arms

Jul 14 '16 08:49

An employee of Oerlemands Foods in Waalwijk died early on Thursday morning after getting stuck in a freezing unit. Colleagues found him around 5:00 a.m. this morning

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Jul 11 '16 12:00

Eight people were injured when a truck crashed into a traffic jam on the A58 between Breda and Eindhoven on Monday morning. The accident happened near Moergestel.

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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.

Jun 24 '16 14:15

An 8-year-old boy drowned in a fish pond in the Limburg town of Meijel on Thursday

Jun 16 '16 08:25

An Irish tourist was injured in a stabbing incident near Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal in Amsterdam during the early hours of Thursday morning.

Jun 14 '16 14:30

A man was killed in an accident during work under a sewer pipe on Letostraat in Tilburg on Monday morning. A trench collapsed, causing an avalanche of sand and trapping the man between the pipe and the sand, a police spokesperson said to Omroep Brabant.

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Jun 10 '16 09:57

One person was critically injured in a large fire in a business complex in Alkmaar on Thursday. He was rushed to the hospital with serious burns, according to local safety office Veiligheidsregio Noord-Holland-Noord.

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Jun 6 '16 11:30

A 51-year-old woman died in a Beverwijk hospital after she set herself on fire in the village of Bennekom on Saturday afternoon

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Jun 3 '16 15:05

The body of a woman was found in a home on Marco Polostraat on Thursday evening. A medical examiner determined that she did not die of natural causes. The police are investigating.

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Jun 3 '16 13:26

A disturbed man claiming to have a bomb led to the mass evacuation of Rotterdam Central Station on Friday. The police stopped all train traffic, including subway traffic. The man was arrested with no explosives on him.

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May 30 '16 11:01

Five people were injured in an explosion at a company on Menisstraat in the Gelderland town of Dinxperlo on Monday morning. Emergency services are at the scene, the Aalten police report on Twitter.

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May 26 '16 10:05

A pedestrian was killed by falling scaffolding in the center of The Hague on Thursday morning. The scaffolding fell from the former Ministry of Housing building, which is being renovated and hit the pedestrian who was walking past the building on Rijnstraat.

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May 13 '16 07:48

Asbestos was released in a large fire that destroyed three warehouses in Amersfoort on Friday morning. Local residents are warned to stay inside, keep windows and doors closed and turn of ventilation.

Apr 29 '16 14:45

Two people were killed in a head-on collision on the A79 between Maastricht and Heerlen on Friday. The accident was caused by a person driving on the wrong side of the highway. Three people were seriously injured and taken to the hospital, according to the police.

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Apr 4 '16 12:00

Emergency services rushed to rescue a family after their car got stuck between two trucks in a collision on the A16 near Breda on Monday morning. The family, consisting of mother, father and two young children, were taken to the hospital. The extent of their injuries are unknown.

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