A 33-year-old man was killed in a shooting near the Kraaiennest subway station in Amsterdam Zuidoost on Saturday night. The police identified the victim as Inchomar Balentien from Amsterdam and confirmed that he had a criminal record.
Police released frightful security camera footage showing the explosion and aftermath at an Amsterdam subway station in March. The blast was part of a robbery attempt at an ATM inside the Ganzenhoef subway station in Amsterdam Zuidoost.
Some 300 thousand euros in damage was caused to the station on March 21, though the robbers made off with very little cash, police told broadcaster AT5. The suspects were unable to steal the cash cassettes used to store money inside the ATM.
Amsterdam subway station Ganzenhoef was badly damaged in an ATM bombing on Thursday morning. The blast shattered the windows at the entrance of the station and loosened many ceiling plates. The target of the bombing was the ATM at the entrance of the subway station in Zuidoost, NOS report.
The station is currently closed. The police and explosive experts are investigating whether any explosives were left behind.
The police arrested an 18-year-old man from Rotterdam in connection with a fatal fight at the Zuidplein subway station in Rotterdam on Friday. A 54-year-old man was killed. The suspect turned himself in on Monday morning, the police said in a statement.
The 54-year-old man fell during the fight and lost consciousness. He passed away in hospital later on Friday evening.
The police are questioning the suspect. He will be arraigned later this week.
A 54-year-old man died after a fight at the Zuidplein subway station in Rotterdam on Friday afternoon. So far multiple people responded to the police's call for witnesses to come forward, AD reports.
The fight happened around 4:15 p.m. on Friday, near the lift on the platform towards Spijkenisse. The 54-year-old man fell and briefly lost consciousness. Responding police officers briefly managed to talk to the man. He was taken to hospital by ambulance. During the course of the evening, his condition deteriorated and he passed away.
Emergency services in Amsterdam will be performing training drills on how to deal with a terrorist attack in the Dutch capital on Wednesday and Thursday. The drills involve creating scenarios of terrorist attacks, and will be noticeable in various parts of the city.
The municipality of Amsterdam, along with emergency services in the city and the Ministry of Defense, will be holding large anti-terrorism training drills in the city on November 8th and 9th. The aim of these exercises is to make sure all involved parties can work properly together should there be an attack in the Dutch capital, Het Parool reports.
Amsterdam is banning all ads about unhealthy foods that are aimed at children from subway stations in the city, the municipality announced in a press release on Monday. For this initiative, Amsterdam is partnering with the Alliance Stop Child Marketing.
A 15-year-old girl was stabbed at the Postjesweg subway station in Amsterdam Nieuw-West on Monday afternoon. The police believe the stabbing was a result of a quarrel within a group of teen girls, a spokesperson said to newspaper AD. Two girls were arrested.
The victim sustained cuts in one of her breasts. Her injuries are not life threatening. She was taken to a hospital for treatment.
The two arrested girls are suspected of attempted manslaughter and attempted aggravated assault.
Tuesday's stormy weather is continuing in the Netherlands' coastal provinces on Wednesday. And like Tuesday, the weather is causing a number of public transit problems in Amsterdam today. A code yellow weather warning for strong winds is in effect for the coastal provinces and IJsselmeer area. Meteorological institute KNMI warns of gusts up to 90 kilometers per hour.
The new metro station at Den Haag Centraal opened to the public from Monday. From this metro station, travelers can get on the RandstadRail connection to Rotterdam, Den Haag FM reports.
The police released video footage and information about a sexual assault that happened just off a bike path on H.J.E. Wenckebachweg in Amsterdam during the early morning hours of January 28th. They hope that information from the public will lead to the perpetrator's arrest.
The police in Rotterdam have arrested a 24 year old man who pushed a woman onto the subway tracks at the Gerdesiaweg station on Tuesday afternoon.