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Jun 7 '18 11:30

On Wednesday the police raided a home on Heistraat in Eindhoven after receiving a report that the resident was trying to sell explosives on Marktplaats. In the home officers found grenades, an aircraft bomb and a rocket. The resident was arrested, Omroep Brabant reports.

The police responded to the home with a Defense explosive ordnance disposal team. 

In total 40 pieces of ammunition were found in the home. Six grenades were potentially dangerous, and were detonated as a precaution. The rest were empty explosives or training material. 

Jun 9 '16 10:04

A woman was injured in a shooting on Oude IJsselstraat in Amsterdam's Rivierenbuurt on Thursday morning. She was taken to the hospital in unknown condition, the police report on Twitter.

Apr 29 '16 15:35

A court in Alkmaar sentenced Lysander de R., president of the Haarlem chapter of the Hell's Angels, to 2.5 years in prison on Friday. He was found guilty of illegal firearm possession and assault

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Mar 2 '16 16:40

Residents on the Elpermeer in Amsterdam Noord were jolted awake by a detonated explosive at about 4 a.m. There were no injuries in the suspicious blast, which shattered apartment windows and car windshields.

Jan 5 '16 11:05

An arrest on Abdijstraat in Oosterhout took a strange twist on Monday. Instead of leaving with a handcuffed suspect, the police walked away with a hand grenade.

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Feb 9 '15 17:09

Three men were arrested by special police task forces in Amsterdam on Friday as part of a criminal investigation into the illegal possession of weaponry. The three were in possession of heavy firearms and grenades at the time of their arrest, police said Monday.

Jan 14 '15 13:13

The large batch including machine guns, grenades and rocket launchers recently confiscated in Croatia was probably on its way to a Dutch motorcycle gang, suspects Belgian media. The smuggler of the weapons was a former Dutch "shoe king" Jan van der L. who used to run over 40 Tango shops.

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Jan 9 '15 17:09

Brabant-oost police prevented a large batch of heavy weaponry from entering the Netherlands in a joint operation with Croatian police. Three were arrested including a 64-year-old Dutchman with six rocket launchers, heavy machine guns, Kalashnikov rifles, handguns, grenades and ammunition in his van.

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Dec 23 '14 11:18

A 19 year old teenager from Maastricht who traveled to Syria in September to join terrorist organization Islamic State (ISIS), died in Syria last week.

Jan 7 '14 19:01

The evacuation of a home, containing several World War II items, on the Tielensstraat, is going to take longer than planned

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Jan 5 '14 12:50

A 41-year-old man in Geleen, Limburg, was arrested by police after threatening people in a bar with hand grenades. Investigators searching the man's home later discovered several World War II relics that briefly shut down part of his neighborhood on Tielensstraat.

Nov 7 '13 18:29

The two dead in the Reuver home in Limburg are the hostage-taker and his three-year-old daughter, confirmed the Beesel mayor, Petra Dassen, Thursday afternoon at the press conference.

Oct 3 '13 05:47

Two men gave a policeman last Tuesday a plastic bag with a grenade in the middle of the street. The shocked policeman immediately put the bag safely away and informed the bomb squad.

The two men reported to the police that they have found the grenade in the surrounding of Beek, Limburg. It is most possible a grenade from WWII, which didn’t go off. They wanted to hand over the explosive to the police and therefore gave the plastic bag with grenade to the policeman.

Apr 2 '13 08:15

A grenade was found at the beach of Zandvoort (Noord Holland) on Monday afternoon.

When the rescue brigade noticed that there was something going on at the beach, they called for the bomb squad (EOD). On Monday evening the grenade was made to explode at another location.

The type of the grenade is still unclear. It was a relatively small grenade with a length of approximately 50 cm and a diameter of 13 cm. The police think that the grenade was washed ashore.

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