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Feb 2 '15 08:31

Thirteen people were wounded in an explosion and subsequent fire in an apartment on Moddermanstraat in Schiebroek, Rotterdam yesterday afternoon. The wounded were taken to various hospitals in the area, the Safety Region reports. The majority came away with minor injuries, only two were seriously wounded.

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Jan 30 '15 11:57

A man was stabbed in Amsterdam's Sporenburg neighborhood at about 22:15 on Thursday.

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Jan 26 '15 14:10

The police are investigating the reports of a tram driver continuing his journey with a dead passenger on board in Amsterdam on Friday afternoon. The victim is a 56 year old man from Amstelveen. According to the police, he died of natural causes.

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Jan 26 '15 09:46

A tram driver from Amsterdam knowingly drove around with a deceased man in his vehicle for at least 20 minutes, De Telegraaf reports.

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Dec 17 '14 13:08

The cleanup of the asbestos caused by the fire in Roermond last night, will most probably not be finished today. The area that is affected by the asbestos is larger than previously thought. More asbestos was found after the sun came up.

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Dec 10 '14 14:44

The safety region IJsseland is investigating why the nearest fire station was not notified first after an accident in the Overijjsel village of De Krim on Monday morning.

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Dec 3 '14 13:45

Two buildings of the Sondervick College in Veldhoven were briefly evacuated on Wednesday after someone sprayed a self-defense spray in the shower area, the municipality announced.

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Oct 14 '14 11:22

Ambulance employees in Amsterdam are experiencing excessive workload due to poor management. Te equipment in the ambulances is outdated and the response times are getting longer.

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Sep 11 '14 11:11

Dog lover Tom Narski (23) from Den Bosch was 'devastated' when he discovered that his beloved dog, Ona, ran off by the A59 highway near Waalwijk on Saturday last week. After going as far as to pitch a tent by the highway, hoping to find her, Narski was relieved to have her back on Wednesday.

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Aug 25 '14 09:11

Parliament is calling on residents in the border regions to speak up about their experiences with the emergency number 112, which seems to be unreachable for some. Parliament wants to know how big the problem is, Spits reports.

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Jan 14 '14 13:47

The court in Maastricht received a "powder" letter Tuesday morning, announced the court on her website. The central hall downstairs was closed down for a short while, as a precaution.

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Jan 2 '14 16:25

People who have been arrested for “turn-of-the-year’s” offenses will receive up to 200 percent higher penalties than usual.

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Nov 18 '13 04:40

A 76-year-old motorist from Dordrecht was killed in a car accident on the N833 between Culemborg and Geldermalsen Sunday afternoon , reported the police

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Nov 15 '13 14:54

The father who killed his 3-year-old daughter last week in Reuver, committed suicide an hour and a half later, determined the forensic doctor, based on the difference in body temperature

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Nov 1 '13 00:02

The autumn storm Monday has claimed another life. A Harderwijk resident who came was hit by an uprooted tree during the storm, passed away Wednesday night, reported Harderwijk mayor Harm-Jan van Schaik Thursday on Twitter.

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Oct 28 '13 14:39

The emergency service 112 calls on people not to be too quick to call 112 in dangerous situations caused by the storms. The emergency numbers are overloaded by the many phone calls, causing people to be put on hold when they call 112.

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Mar 27 '13 06:08

Amsterdam designated six of the city’s prominent locations to demonstrations of anti-monarchists and other activists during the accession festivities on the 30th of April.

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