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Mar 21 '18 19:57

Three different hand grenades were found along the IJsselsteinlaan in Utrecht on Wednesday afternoon. The discovery prompted the evacuation of the Hoograven neighborhood and a nearby police station.

The two men who said they found the grenades were taken into custody.

Both men said they spotted packages on the street and decided to throw them away. At least two were dumped in an underground garbage container, but for unknown reasons the men brought one package to the police station.

Large stash of WWII munitions discovered in a shed on Paukeslag in Etten-Leur after it caught fire, 29 May 2017
May 30 '17 14:45

Etten-Leur residents were shaken by sudden explosions on Monday night when a shed containing a large collection of WWII munitions caught fire. The fire caused a number of the WWII items to blow up. The fire was extinguished and an Explosive Ordnance Disposal team is investigating, according to NU.nl.

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Aug 10 '16 12:20

The arrest of a 38-year-old man after he showed a firearm during a road rage fight led the police to the discovery of several other weapons, hand grenades and ammunition in a Rotterdam home on Monday.

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Jun 4 '15 08:57

An anonymous letter from a tipster may have stopped a terrorist attack on embassies in the Netherlands in the summer of 2004. This is evident from diplomatic messages released by WikiLeaks.

Apr 29 '15 13:42

The police arrested a 33 year old member of the Haarlem chapter of the Hell's Angels on Wednesday for violating the Weapons and Ammunition Act. This arrest forms part of an investigation that the police launched in September.

Dec 11 '14 10:51

Detectives arrested 7 suspects this week in connection with possession and trafficking of cocaine, firearms and grenades. A huge collection of weapons were also found in Loosdrecht during the investigation.

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Oct 29 '14 14:07

The Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) is detonating five bombs from World War III along the IJssel near Zwolle tomorrow and the day after. The bombs were found during the excavation for widening the riverbed of the IJssel.

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Aug 14 '14 09:22

After discovering ads for weapons and ammunition online, police in Dussen, Noord-Brabant, found that a 51-year-old father and his 20-year-old son were sitting on an entire arsenal of weapons dating back to the Second World War, hidden in their home. They have been arrested.

Apr 22 '14 08:01

A field in Winssen was found to be full of grenades from the Second World War.

Mar 25 '14 17:13

Police found 2 grenades in a home they raided on the Prins Bernhardstraat in Smilde, Monday afternoon, after they were tipped off about a hemp nursery. About 25 homes were evacuated.

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