Amsterdam Mayor Eberhard van der Laan temporarily banned the woman injured in a shooting in front of her home in Rivierenbuurt last week, from entering the area. The mayor hopes that by keeping her away from the home she shares with her family on Oude IJselstraat, he can protect her and other local residents from more violence,
The woman injured in a shooting on Oude IJsselstraat in Amsterdam on Thursday morning, is part of a "problem family", neighbors told Het Parool. Several of them repeatedly complained about the family to the landlord and Mayor Eberhard van der Laan, the newspaper reports.
Residents of the Rivierenbuurt in Amsterdam were shocked awake on Monday morning when a hand grenade exploded on Oude IJselstraat around 4:15 a.m. Several parked cars were damaged, but no one was injured
On Monday afternoon a fire started in a physiotherapy practice in de Pijp, next to the photo studio of Erwin Olaf, a famous photographer. The websites of RTV Noord-Holland and AT5 show black clouds of smoke above the area in Amsterdam.