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.
Two people were held hostage in a standoff that ended in a man dressed only in his underpants being arrested in Arnhem on Wednesday afternoon, the Arnhem mayor, police and Public Prosecutor said in a press conference. The man was in possession of a fake firearm, a fake bomb vest and several knives, NOS reports.
About a dozen homes on Bogardeind in Geldorp were evacuated on Tuesday evening after a bomb was found in a recently bought van. It eventually turned out to be a fake bomb used in Defense training, ANP reports.
A Geldorp man bought the Peugeot Partner from a car dealer in Oosterhout and drove it home. There he discovered some loose wires and what looked like a stick of dynamite in the back of the vehicle, AD reports. He immediately called the police.
Twenty people were arrested during a demonstration by anti-Islam group Pegida in Amsterdam on Saturday. Several groups of counter-demonstrators were also present and most of the arrested people came from these groups
An American man pleaded guilty to charges of planting a fake bomb on a KLM flight between Amsterdam and Kilimanjaro, Tanzania in October 2014