Overnight, another earthquake hit the province of Groningen with a magnitude of 2.0 on Richter scale, reports the Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute, KNMI. The quake is believed to be caused by gas extraction in the Hoogezand-Sappemeer municipality.
Police have arrested two people in Groningen on Sunday at the gas site in Wildervank for destruction to property earlier in the day at another gas location in Oude Pekela.
Activist group Schokkend-Groningen (Shocking Groningen) posted a critical tweet about recently deceased politician Els Borst.
The protesters in Loppersum were not satisfied Friday evening, with the promise Minister Henk Kamp (VVD) made them that the government will cut back on gas drilling.
The round-up of some of this week's most noteworthy events and news stories features a KLM Boeing 747 damaging cars in St. Maarten, the JSF F-35 aircraft proves capable of performing nuclear tasks, HEMA mistaking a diabetes patient for a junkie, NL called out for the best, healthiest, and cheapest food, the IOC regrets selecting Sochi for the 2014 games, and the developments around gas drilling in Groningen.
"Schokkend Groningen" leader, John Lanting, was arrested during a protest on a NAM site in 't Zandt, Sunday. Lanting had gained access to NAM property by cutting through a wire fence, announced the police.