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Ambulance
Oct 3 '17 11:10

A 19-year-old truck driver involved in an accident on the A12 highway near Oosterbeek on Monday night, pulled a man from his burning car with the help of a bystander, the police said on Tuesday morning. The 46-year-old man from Vaassen was rushed to a hospital in Utrecht in a trauma helicopter, AD reports.

The accident happened around 9:00 p.m. at the Oosterbeek off-ramp on the A12 highway towards Arnhem. The 46-year-old man crashed his car into the back of a truck, which was driven by the 19-year-old man from Oss. The car went up in flames, also setting fire to the truck.

Mother hugs toddler next to the A20 in Spijkenisse after bystander Vincent Bakker rescued him and baby sibling from a burning car, 20 Oct 2016 (Photo: Screenshot/YouTube)
Oct 21 '16 14:45

Vincent Bakker, a 26-year-old mechanic from Spijkenisse, rescued a baby and a toddler from a burning car on the A20 in Schiedam on Thursday morning. The police released a video of this act of heroism.

Train tracks
Apr 21 '16 16:30

Kemal Abis is considered a hero after he rescued a suicidal young girl from train tracks near the train station in Lent on Monday.

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Jan 18 '16 10:11

The arrest of former Dutch soldier Jitse Akse on suspicion that he killed ISIS-fighters in Syria, is leading to fierce criticism against the Public Prosecutor. The Prosecutor is abusing its powers as Akse was only arrested to prevent him from returning to Syria, says University of Amsterdam international law professor Geert-Jan Knoops. A petition against Akse's arrest already has almost 50 thousand signatures, and more than 21 thousand people liked a Facebook group created to show support for the former soldier.

KLM
Jan 4 '16 09:40

KLM flight KL835 from Amsterdam to Singapore made an emergency landing in Bucharest, Romania late on Sunday night after a young child fell ill on the plane. According to Theo Nabuurs, who was on board, the child had a heart attack. He calls the pilot "a hero" on Twitter, saying that his actions saved a life.

kid-drowning580
Jun 16 '14 17:14

A three year old boy was saved from drowning by his neighbor on Sunday evening. Martijn Bunte heard a screaming voice after returning home from dinner, and a few seconds later he was seen as a hero by saving a little neighborhood boy from drowning on Father's Day.

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Apr 1 '14 13:51

The National Meeting of Moroccans LBM in the Netherlands has condemned the protest last weekend in Deurne against the woman who shot two Moroccan men who reportedly were robbing her husband's jewelry store.

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