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Netherlands lockdown riots: Curfew protest continues in Amsterdam

Netherlands lockdown riots: Curfew protest continues in Amsterdam
VIOLENCE broke out for a fourth night running in the Netherlands with unverified footage on social media showing a large explosion in the Amsterdam suburb of Osdorp.

Clashes began during protests over the weekend against a curfew imposed by the Dutch Government to fight the coronavirus pandemic.The Dutch Government have refused protestors demands to lift the curfew.” On Saturday the Dutch government imposed a night-time curfew from 21:00 to 04:30 in a bid to stop coronavirus spreading.The Dutch Government fears a new more infectious variant of coronavirus, first identified in the UK, is gaining ground in the country.

There are no reports of any casualties There are no reports of any casualties from the incident and on the video nobody appeared to be in the immediate vicinity of the explosion.On Tuesday night the violence continued in Amsterdam with video posted on social media showing fires being lit and groups of youths congregating.

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