Investigative journalist Alberto Stegeman again managed to get into a Dutch army base, in an effort to test Defense's security. In SBS 6 program Undercover in Nederland, he shows how he snuck into the army base in Oldebroek and left a fake bob in the dining room, Buzze reports.
The discovery of a suspicious package triggered an evacuation at the army base in the Gelderland town of Oldebroek on Tuesday afternoon. No explosives were found in the package. The Koninklijke Marechaussee, a policing force that forms part of the Dutch military, is investigating, De Stentor reports.
The package was discovered in a building on the base, which also includes the artillery shooting camp in 't Harde, around 4:15 p.m. The building was evacuated and the emergency services were called in. The fire brigade, the Marechaussee and explosive experts were deployed.
A spray-painted message with an anti-refugee message appeared on the Norderlicht church in Wezep, Gelderland sometime between the late night house of Wednesday or early morning hours of Monday. The entryway wall was defaced with the phrase “Nee AZC,” or “No asylum-seeker center,” above the Jewish Star of David symbol.
The crane that toppled over in a tragic accident during the Oosterwolde classic tractor and auto show, killing one and injuring eleven people, was not supposed to be used to carry festival attendees. The machine was only there to conduct organizational work, such as putting up flags, signs and lighting, the crane owner told NOS.
In Barneveld on Saturday 8 thousand ducks were culled on a farm as a precaution, reports the Ministry of Economic Affairs. An investigation showed that the farm was visited by a truck that also visited the bird flu infected farm in Kamperveen.