14-year-old set train fire

16th May 2007, Comments 0 comments

16 May 2007, DELFT- A 14-year-old boy has confessed to setting a train on fire earlier this month.

16 May 2007

DELFT- A 14-year-old boy has confessed to setting a train on fire earlier this month.

 

Two carriages went up in flames. The train engineer had to be taken to hospital for respiratory problems but no passengers were injured. The NS estimates the damage at about EUR 800,000.

The NS is demanding damage compensation of about EUR 50,000. "These people put the lives of our passengers in danger and we just won't take that," said a spokesperson for the Dutch railways.

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Subject: Dutch news

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